Stephen king is an author who literally doesnt need an introduction. That book has now been adapted into a film as well, and the trailer for the thrilling movie is finally here. Doctor sleep official final trailer the shining sequel. In 20, bestselling author stephen king released doctor sleep, a literary sequel to the story told in the shining. Doctor sleep comes out this friday, the sequel to the 1980 iconic horror masterpiece the shining from director stanley kubrick featuring jack nicholson in one of the most grandiose wildeyed. With the push and pull of public opinion between the audience that covets stanley kubricks the shining, and that of the book s author. Danny was only five years old but in the words of old mr halloran he was a shiner, aglow with psychic voltage. Revan in the novel is a gray jedi male with a nice beard, and surik is a light side female. If you havent heard of stephen king yet, youve been living under the proverbial rock all this time. Eclipsed perhaps only by its 1980 film adaptation, the novel is one of the most popular and enduring horror stories of all time. The shining sequel doctor sleep sets mike flanagan as. I think this will be the most anticipated book by mr. I thought when i read the book that rose the hat was probably.
Years ago, the haunting of the overlook hotel nearly broke young dan torrances sanity, as his paranormal gift known as the shining. The book reached the first position on the new york times best seller list for print and ebook fiction combined, hardcover fiction, and ebook fiction. Former walking dead showrunner glen mazzara recently turned in his. Stephen kings new book, doctor sleep, is a return to the territory of the shining and features an interactive cover. The sith lords, failed to provide us with a satisfactory next chapter in revan s tale revan doesnt feature at all, and we are merely told that revan disappeared into the unknown regions some time back in search of something unknown to all and plans for a third game which would wrap up revan s story were aborted in favour of an mmorpg set a century or two down the line. Revan novel a huge dissapointment star wars discussion. Stephen king announces sequel to the shining after 36. People expected a sequel or closure to kotor 1 and 2 and rightfully so, since kotor 2 needs more closure, revan is much closer to kotor 1 and 2 in timeline revan happens directly after kotor 2 and 300 years before mmo than the mmo. Sleep and will be out at the end of the summer in 20. Heres how the doctor sleep movie connects to stephen kings the shining both the book and film version. With the push and pull of public opinion between the audience that covets stanley kubricks the shining, and that of the book s author, stephen king, one has to wonder if the film adaptation of its. Is doctor sleep a sequel to the shining book or movie. A jedi who left coruscant to defeat mandaloriansand returned a disciple of the dark side, bent on destroying the.
The shining is a horror novel by american author stephen king. As youd expect, kings sequel reflects none of the films changes which is what makes the film version of doctor sleep so fascinating. Doctor sleep is a sequel to the shining the way american gods is a sequel to anansi boys. Doctor sleep is a 2019 american supernatural horror film based on the 20 novel of the same name by stephen king, a sequel to kings 1977 novel the shining. Movie about shining sequel, doctor sleep, to be released in 2020. Revan is a fictional character in the bioware video game star wars. Kings sequel, doctor sleep, naturally follows from his original novel, but mike flanagan, who wrote and directed the new screen version, has the unusual task of fashioning a movie that fits. Doctor sleep is a 20 horror novel by american writer stephen king and the sequel to his 1977 novel the shining. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Is doctor sleep a sequel to the shining novel or the movie. This has got to have its own flavor and while this is a direct sequel in the way that the novel is a direct sequence of it to the shining novel, we wanted to ground it in the kubrickian universe. When a prequel to the shining was announced, it didnt sound like such a hot idea.
Stephen kings new novel doctor sleep first look interactive. After reading this book i was left wanting to know more. The adaptation is balancing act between kings books and stanley. Along with the book s sequel, king has released a prequel, overlook. The book describes what happens when he hits bottom, inadvertently. Sadly, the overlook is all about destroying families and twisting familial love. Figuring that kotor was amazing i decided to read the pseudosequel books in the series. Doctor sleep picks up the story of danny, the little boy with psychointuitive powers from stephen kings 1977 novel the shining. Kings new book would focus on a nowgrown danny torrance, the son of shining protagonist jack torrance played in the film by jack nicholson. During a visit to the set, director mike flanagan explained how it manages to be both.
Overlook hotel, a prequel to the stanley kubrick classic the shining. The director behind one hour photo and never let me go is. Doctor sleep, based on the king novel of the same name, will land in. To prep for the role, mcgregor dove into kings book more than he relied on kubricks film. Ewan mcgregor says shining sequel is a faithful adaptation, so stephen king might like it more than kubricks film. He is to take another mission, which was interesting and enjoyable to read. A dapting stephen king is one thing, writing a spiritual sequel to a stanley kubrick movie quite another. And chances are youve still watched some of the movies they made based on his books, like it or the shining. The shining is a story of a desperate family, made up of jack and wendy torrance and their son, danny.
The sith lords reveals that a year after the defeat of malak, revan recalled a threat from his time as the dark lord, and left known space to deal with it. Why doctor sleep had to end at the shinings overlook. The overlooks manager, ullman, is concerned about giving jack the job. Doctor sleep catches up with danny torrance, who was a child in the shining. The shining sequel pays homage to the original 1980 film, but is not its equal. Review the shining sequel pays homage to the original. Doctor sleep sounds like a new medically spurious talk show produced by oprah, but its actually an upcoming movie based on the stephen king novel of the same name, which is a sequel to the shining. Doctor sleep is written, directed, and edited by mike flanagan and stars ewan mcgregor as danny torrance, a man with psych. Revan is the third in a series of novels based on the mmorpg star.
The shining sequel doctor sleep movie adaptation gets. The jedi council gave revan his life back, but the price of redemption was high. Doctor sleep is stephen kings sequel to the shining. Revan, drew karpyshyns 2011 addition to the star wars legends series, takes place some. This book takes place after he returns to the jedi. Kings book is a direct sequel to his 1977 novel the shining, and most definitely not a direct sequel to the 1980 film directed by stanley kubrick. The novel begins two years after the events of knights of the old republic and begins with revan living on. The book details the events of revans life after the events of star wars. That changed when mark romanek became attached to the project a realdeal director, not some runofthemill workforhire. The film, which also serves as a direct sequel to the film adaptation of the shining, directed by stanley kubrick, is set several decades after the events of the original and combines elements of the 1977 novel as well. Mike flanagan the haunting of hill house, geralds game.
The sith lords, failed to provide us with a satisfactory next chapter in revan s tale revan doesnt feature at all, and we are merely told that revan disappeared into the unknown regions some time back in search of something unknown to all and plans for a third game which would wrap up revan s story. But instead, the book is much more about the mmo which wasnt even out at the time. The shining the shining, gothic horror novel by stephen king, first published in 1977. The old republic is an ongoing novel and short story series published by del rey. In doctor sleep stephen king offers a sequel to the shining. Director mike flanagan takes on kings 20 followup novel to the shining. Danny torrance returns home to the overlook to face his past and new foes in this sequel to the shining. This book followed the character of danny torrance, the boy blessedcursed with the shining, as he continues to wrestle with the ghosts that haunted him at the overlook hotel.
And were bringing on the bad guys shining a light on the darkest figures of the old. The book establishes that the canon in legends ending to kotor is revan taking down malak, shagging bastila, and then leaving her with their child to go hunt the real sith threat. When writing doctor sleep, stephen king had to be reminded of things from the shining hed forgotten. Ewan mcgregor promises the shining sequel is faithful. Doctor sleeps first hour will be a trying time for audiences unfamiliar with the novel or even more so the shining. Kings book is a direct sequel to his 1977 novel the shining, and most definitely not a direct sequel to the 1980 film directed by stanley kubrick, which king notoriously hated.
Although most of his books exist in a shared universe the shinings dick hallorann appears briefly in it, just to name one example its one of the few direct sequels hes written in his career. The shining begins with jack torrance being interviewed for the caretakers job at the overlook hotel. When his father became caretaker of the overlook hotel his visions grew frighteningly out of control. How will the shining sequel handle the books wtf ending. The shining novel, however, has a very different ending, and one that even made way for a sequel.
Stephen kings shining sequel, doctor sleep the new. The highlyanticipated followup to stephen kings iconic haunted hotel film, the shining, has just earned a release date. I am a big revan fan and enjoyed this book based on revan. Revan is a character i would like to see more of on screen or in a book. Director mike flanagan is going back into the world of stephen king. The old republic chronological order series by drew. The hotel will soon close for the winter, but cant be left unattended. Stephen kings new novel doctor sleep first look telegraph. Published in 1977, it is kings third published novel and first hardback bestseller. In the novel, jack manages to fight the hotels possession long enough for him to tell danny to run for his life. Stephen king announces sequel to the shining after 36 years of suspense stephen king, the bestselling american horror writer, announced today that he will publish a sequel to one of his most. While revan is a great story that introduces a grander tale thats being. Ewan mcgregor stars in trailer for the shining sequel.
As winter closed in and blizzards cut them off, the hotel seemed to develop a life of its own. A sequel, titled doctor sleep, was published in 20. For his part, king is working on a sequel to the shining, but it doesnt appear that the prequel is connected with that novel. In summary, the sequel, knights of the old republic ii. Along with the books sequel, king has released a prequel, overlook hotel, which has also been in film development. Stephen king has finally written a sequel to the shining. Return to stephen kings the shining with ewan mcgregor as danny in doctor sleep. The trailer for the the shining sequel is scary simplemost. This book series serve as tieins for the lucasarts video ga. The overlook hotel is their last chance to make it as a unit, or so they believe.385 1087 705 1089 1416 945 585 1261 1029 1463 202 613 517 561 241 978 1352 1273 1188 1312 666 135 1234 725 351 1095 761 1516 989 927 197 475 750 119 960 440 1382 1387 1026 1202 189