Physician Sleep is an upcoming American horror movie based mostly on the 2013 novel of the identical identify by Stephen King, which is a sequel to King's 1977 novel The Shining. The movie, set a number of a long time after the occasions of The Shining, combines components of the 1977 novel and its 1980 movie adaptation of the identical identify directed by Stanley Kubrick. Physician Sleep is written, directed, and edited by Mike Flanagan. It stars Ewan McGregor as Dan Torrance, a person with psychic talents who struggles with childhood trauma. The movie additionally stars Rebecca Ferguson and Kyliegh Curran in her function movie debut. Carl Lumbly, Zahn McClarnon, Emily Alyn Lind, Bruce Greenwood, Jocelin Donahue, Alex Essoe, and Cliff Curtis additionally function in supporting roles.
The character Danny Torrance first appeared in King's novel The Shining as a baby with psychic talents known as “the shining”. The kid character additionally appeared in Kubrick's 1980 movie. The novel Physician Sleep and its movie adaptation function Dan Torrance as an grownup. Flanagan stated that the movie Physician Sleep is an adaptation of King's novel however that it will additionally exist “in the identical cinematic universe” as Kubrick's The Shining. The director stated he made an effort to reconcile the variations between The Shining novel and movie.
Warner Bros. Footage started creating a movie adaptation shortly after Physician Sleep was printed in 2013. Author-producer Akiva Goldsman wrote a script, however the studio didn't safe a price range for the movie till the box-office success of its 2017 horror movie It, additionally based mostly on a novel by King. Flanagan was employed to rewrite Goldsman's script and direct the movie. Filming started in September 2018 within the state of Georgia, together with Atlanta and the encompassing space, and concluded in December 2018.
Warner Bros. plans to launch Physician Sleep in theaters globally on October 31, 2019 and in america and Canada on November 8, 2019.
Years following the occasions of “The Shining”, a now-adult Dan Torrence meets a younger woman with comparable powers as his and tries to guard her from a cult often known as The True Knot who prey on kids with powers to stay immortal.
- Ewan McGregor as Danny Torrance, a person with psychic powers often known as “the shining”. The character first appeared as a baby within the 1980 movie The Shining, performed by Danny Lloyd.
- Rebecca Ferguson as Rose the Hat, head of The True Knot, a cult that feeds on kids with psychic powers.
- Cliff Curtis
- Kyliegh Curran as Abra Stone, a lady with “the Shining.”
- Bruce Greenwood as Dr. John Dalton, the Stone household's physician
- Zahn McClarnon as Crow Daddy, Rose the Hat's right-hand man
- Emily Alyn Lind as Snakebite Andi, a member of the True Knot
- Carl Lumbly as Dick Hallorann, the previous prepare dinner from the Overlook Resort who has “the shining”. Dick was initially performed by Scatman Crothers in The Shining.
- Alex Essoe as Wendy Torrance, Danny's mom. Wendy was initially performed by Shelley Duvall in The Shining.
- Jocelin Donahue
- Jacob Tremblay
- Zackary Momoh