Doctor Sleep released all over the box office earlier this week to widespread success. However, what many new and young viewers might not know is that Doctor Sleep is a direct sequel to Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece, The Shining.
The Shining that came in 1980 is widely recognized as one of the greatest horror films ever made. The Shining started Jack Nicholson in the titular role. It was a direct adaptation of Stephen King's novel by the same name. The film was about a small family and the madness that the hotel brings.
Doctor Sleep pics 40 years after the incident and follows the story of Danny Torrance. Speaking about the film actress Rebecca Ferguson said, "I really like horror movies. So I think taking experience and watching horror movies really helped me relate to the film. And I worked with my acting coach a lot for Abra (who has the shine)."
Doctor Sleep movie directed by Mike Flanagan. The film features Rebecca Ferguson and Ewan McGregor in important roles.