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- In Theaters: Nov 08, 2019
Doctor Sleep Cast Starring Bruce Greenwood, Jocelin Donahue, Josh Turner, Carel Struycken, Jason Davis
Doctor Sleep Directed by Mike Flanagan
Update: Director Mike Flanagan"s film adaptation of Stephen King"s Doctor Sleep, which is the sequel to King"s The Shining, will now release on November 8, 2019. This is an earlier release date from the previously announced January 24, 2020 release date.
Synopsis: On highways across America, a tribe of people called The True Knot travel in search of sustenance. They look harmless--mostly old, lots of polyester, and married to their RVs. But as Dan Torrance knows, and tween Abra Stone learns, The True Knot are quasi-immortal, living off the "steam" that children with the "shining" produce when they are slowly tortured to death.
Haunted by the inhabitants of the Overlook Hotel where he spent one horrific childhood year, Dan has been drifting for decades, desperate to shed his father"s legacy of despair, alcoholism, and violence. Finally, he settles in a New Hampshire town, an AA community that sustains him, and a job at a nursing home where his remnant "shining" power provides the crucial final comfort to the dying. Aided by a prescient cat, he becomes "Doctor Sleep."
Then Dan meets the evanescent Abra Stone, and it is her spectacular gift, the brightest shining ever seen, that reignites Dan"s own demons and summons him to a battle for Abra"s soul and survival. This is an epic war between good and evil, a gory, glorious story that will thrill the millions of hyper-devoted readers of The Shining and wildly satisfy anyone new to the territory of this icon in the King canon.
Doctor Sleep Directors: Mike Flanagan
Doctor Sleep Genres: Horror
MPAA Rating: R
Writers: Stephen King, Mike Flanagan
Producers: Jon Berg, Akiva Goldsman, Stephen King, Roy Lee, D. Scott Lumpkin, Trevor Macy, Kevin McCormick, Philip Waley
Musicians: The Newton Brothers
Cinematographers: Michael Fimognari
Editors: Mike Flanagan
Production: Warner Bros.
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