Ewan McGregor will play the role of Danny Torrance playing in the film adaptation of Stephen Kings novel ‘Doctor Sleep’, the sequel to the horror ‘The Shining’. King would be the casting of McGregor have already approved. That report entertainmentmagazine Variety on his website.
Film Studio Warner Bros. working for years on a sequel to the iconic horror film from director Stanley Kubrick in 1980, but failed by budgetary issues in order to materialize the plans. In addition, there is also a prequel under the name of ‘Overlook Hotel’ in the making.
The planned follow-up movie ‘Doctor Sleep’ follows a grown up Danny Torrance, the young son of the main character, Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) from ‘The Shining’. As an adult, wearing Danny’s still the trauma of the events in the Overlook Hotel. The man is struggling, just like his father, Jack, with a nervous frenzy and, consequently, also a drinking problem.
The drink suppresses not only the pain, but also his supernatural ability to “shine more” – a form of telepathy that in the original story plays an important role. As Danny and his alcoholism to the top, turns out his gift to come back. He tries the talent is good, but comes with the problems.
‘The Shining’ succeeded after its release in 1980, not in a kassasucces to be, but since then it has grown out to one of the most popular horror classics in film history.