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‘Doctor Sleep’ Used Kubrick’s Blueprints to Rebuild Overlook Hotel Exactly Like ‘The Shining’

The Overlook Hotel made Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) wildly obsessive in Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining,” and it pretty much did the same thing to director Mike Flanagan when he stepped behind the camera for “Doctor Sleep.”The upcoming Warner. Bros horror film is based on Stephen King’s 2013 sequel novel to “The Shining,” following an adult […]

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What ‘Doctor Sleep’ Director Mike Flanagan Learned From Making ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ [Set Visit]

Mike Flanagan has directed many a horror film and even has a successful Stephen King feature film adaptation under his belt. But it was his work with the Netflix anthology horror series The Haunting of Hill House that helped prepare him best for Doctor Sleep. The first season of the 10-episode anthology series was Flanagan’s […]

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‘Doctor Sleep’ Director Explains How He Got Approval from Both Stephen King and the Kubrick Estate [Q&a]

Mike Flanagan, the director of Oculus, Hush, Gerald’s Game, and The Haunting of Hill House, has crafted plenty of cinematic moments that have left audiences with their hearts pounding. But his upcoming film Doctor Sleep, which is both an adaptation of Stephen King‘s sequel to The Shining and a continuation of the story told in […]

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Mike Flanagan Says ‘Doctor Sleep’ Is in the “Same Cinematic Universe” as ‘The Shining’

Ever since Warner Bros. and New Line announced Doctor Sleep, the big question on everyone’s mind has been the same: Exactly what version of The Shining is this a sequel to? Is this a straight adaptation of Stephen King’s 2013 follow-up novel? Is it a sequel to Stanley Kubrick’s iconic 1980 film adaptation? Can it […]

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Sequel Bits: ‘Machete Kills Again in Space’, ‘Toy Story’ Graphic Novels, ‘Rambo V’, ‘Call Me By Your Name’ & More

In this edition of Sequel Bits Machete Kills Again in Space is still a possibility Learn about a Ralph Breaks the Internet deleted scene Get ready for a Toy Story anthology graphic novel series Rambo V and Doctor Sleep finish production Call Me By Your Name is getting a book sequel All that and more […]

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‘Doctor Sleep’ Director Confirms Film Will Acknowledge Stanley Kubrick’s ‘The Shining’

Filmmaker Mike Flanagan has an interesting choice to make with his upcoming film “Doctor Sleep.” The film, which is based on the novel of the same name by legendary author Stephen King, is a sequel, of sorts, to the classic Stanley Kubrick film “The Shining.” However, considering the film is based on King’s novel, and […]

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Rebecca Ferguson in Talks to Join Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’

Rebecca Ferguson isn’t done booking incredibly exciting new gigs. Last month, in the wake of the release of Mission: Impossible – Fallout, the tremendously talented actress signed on to key roles in both the new Men in Black movie and the Shining sequel Doctor Sleep, the latter of which finds her starring opposite Ewan McGregor. […]

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‘Shining’ Movie ‘Doctor Sleep’ Taps ‘Westworld’s’ Zahn McClarnon to Play Crow Daddy (Exclusive)

Zahn McClarnon is in talks to join Ewan McGregor and Rebecca Ferguson in Warner Bros.’ adaptation of the Stephen King novel “Doctor Sleep,” the sequel to the horror classic “The Shining.”McGregor stars as the adult version of Danny Torrance, while Ferguson plays Rose the Hat. Sources say McClarnon would portray Crow Daddy, the right-hand man […]

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