News Mike Flanagan’s ‘The Shining’ Sequel ‘Doctor Sleep’ Casts Ewan McGregor as Danny Torrance Published 7 months ago on June 14, 2018 By Nick Bond Share Tweet Today Variety reports that Ewan McGregor (T2 Trainspotting) has been cast as the adult version of Danny Torrance in filmmaker Mike Flanagan’s Sequel to The Shining, Doctor Sleep. According to the site, Stephen King himself approves of the casting. We would have to agree with King, McGregor is a solid choice. Flanagan will rewrite the script originally adapted by Akiva Goldsman. Flanagan’s producing partner Trevor Macy will produce along with Vertigo Entertainment’s Jon Berg, and Goldsman is executive producer. Doctor Sleep novel synopsis: “Danny Torrance carries the trauma of the Overlook Hotel into adulthood. He’s become a reflection of his murderous father, with lingering rage and a drinking problem that dulls his pain as well as his “shining” powers. Those powers return when he embraces sobriety and uses his gift to help the dying at a hospice. He establishes a psychic connection with a young girl who shares his extreme abilities, and who is being targeted by a scary group with the similar abilities. They’ve found that their powers grow if they inhale the “steam” that comes off others with the power to shine, when they are suffering painful deaths.” The film will follow a 40 plus year old Danny Torrance and his struggles with the same demons of anger and alcoholism that plagued his father. Doctor Sleep is scheduled for release on January 24th, 2020, via Warner Bros. Related Topics: Up Next NECA Welcomes You to “Prime Time” With Their New ‘Dream Warriors’ Figure Don't Miss Isaiah Mustafa Cast as Adult Mike Hanlon in Andy Muschietti’s ‘IT: Chapter 2’ Advertisement You may like Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0T8C3JIJLA&t=22s Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News3 hours ago New Book ‘Night of the Living Dead 1990: The Unseen Version’ Will Showcase Tom Savini’s Vision News5 hours ago Rob Zombie Hopes ‘Three From Hell’ Will Deliver Complete Chaos for Your Entertainment Dollar News1 day ago Grey Matter Presents Epic ‘The Exorcist’ Limited Edition Print by Artist Sara Deck News1 day ago Nick Castle is More Than Happy to Play Michael Myers in Next ‘Halloween’ Sequel Blu-Ray & DVD5 days ago Sam Raimi’s Twisted Splatstick Sequel ‘Evil Dead 2’ is Getting a 4K Ultra HD (UK) Blu-Ray News2 weeks ago Michael Myers Watches Allyson as She Encounters a Hanging Dog in Haunting Deleted Scene Blu-Ray & DVD2 weeks ago Tom Holland’s ‘Fright Night’ Gets an Unlimited US Blu-Ray Release from Sony Blu-Ray & DVD6 days ago Pet Sematary Getting 30th Anniversary Limited Edition Steelbook 4K Ultra HD (UK) Blu-Ray News3 weeks ago Deleted Scene from ‘Halloween’ Reveals What Happened to Cameron News4 weeks ago New Line’s ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ Reimagining is Still Happening News6 days ago (Video) Breaking: ‘Ghostbusters 3’ Coming in (2020) Teases Return of the Classic Ecto-1 News1 week ago Horror Short ‘Knock Knock Knock Knock’ Homages Dario Argento, Mario Bava and Lucio Fulci News2 weeks ago Michael Myers Watches Allyson as She Encounters a Hanging Dog in Haunting Deleted Scene News3 weeks ago Jackson Robert Scott is Possessed by an Evil Entity in the New Trailer for ‘The Prodigy’ News3 weeks ago Official Trailer for ‘Blood Bound’ Plays With Dark Magic Advertisement Trending Horror Lists3 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News2 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News2 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! News2 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon Blu-Ray & DVD2 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News2 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News2 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News2 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!