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Star Announced For Mike Flanagan’s ‘Doctor Sleep’ Adaptation

Mike Flanagan‘s adaptation of Stephen King‘s Doctor Sleep has announced its first cast member and its star, Ewan McGregor. What’s more, King himself has blessed the union. The sequel to King’s classic The Shining will have McGregor, who has starred in films like Moulin Rouge!, Trainspotting and T2 Trainspotting, playing Danny Torrence who has grown up.     Flanagan, who was […]

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Mike Flanagan’s ‘Doctor Sleep’ Wakes Up To A Release Date

Mike Flanagan (Oculus, Hush) was asked last year what other Stephen King novel he would like to adapt following his fantastic adaptation of King’s Gerald’s Game (review) for Netflix. His answer, Doctor Sleep, King’s sequel to The Shining. His wish was granted. Warner Bros. announced earlier this year that the film was on its way.  Today, we’ve learned […]

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Mike Flanagan’s Adaptation Of King’s ‘Doctor Sleep’ Enters Development

Stephen King’s adaptations have been everywhere over the past few years, not that we are complaining. That trend shows no sign of ending anytime soon. In fact, Mike Flanagan’s adaptation of King’s sequel to The Shining, Doctor Sleep has now officially entered development. Flanagan will be directing from the script he penned with Akiva Goldsman. Flanagan is responsible […]

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Mike Flanagan To Adapt Stephen King’s ‘Shining’ Sequel ‘Doctor Sleep’

  Stephen King adaptions show no sign of slowing down. Next up is King’s Doctor Sleep, the sequel to ‘The Shining’ with Mike Flanagan at the helm. Back in December Flanagan mentioned during an interview that after his Gerald’s Game adaption, he would love to adapt ‘Doctor Sleep’. According to Deadline, his wish has been […]

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Movie Review: ‘Gerald’s Game’ Is A Disturbingly Introspective Story Of Survival.

Jessie and Gerald Burlingame are taking a much weekend trip to their secluded lake house. Their marriage is strained and their love-life has turned stagnant, but Gerald has something in mind to reignite that old flame, as it were. They arrive at their home and everything is ready: landscaping done, house cleaned and prepared, pantry […]

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Netflix Unveils Intense, Twisted Trailer For ‘Gerald’s Game’

  The trailer has arrived for Mike Flanagan’s adaption of Stephen King’s Gerald’s Game for Netflix. It’s intense and twisted, to say the least. But what else would you expect from the same director that brought us Oculus, Ouija: Origin of Evil, and Hush? Starring Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood, and Henry Thomas, the film centers on a […]

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Netflix Gives Mike Flanagan’s ‘Gerald’s Game’ Adaption A Release Date

  Netflix has now announced the release date for Mike Flanagan’s adaption of Stephen King’s 1992 novel ‘Gerald’s Game’. The film, co-written by Flanagan and Jeff Howard, follows a woman who “accidentally kills her husband after being handcuffed to a bed, leaving her unable to free herself. As time passes and she realizes that rescue […]

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Three Cast Members Join Netflix’s Series Adaption Of ‘The Haunting Of Hill House’

  Three new cast members for Netflix’s series re-imagining of Shirley Jackson’s 1959 novel ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ have been announced. Henry Thomas and Elizabeth Reaser are reuniting with director Mike Flanagan, who they worked with on the set of Ouija: Origin of Evil,  and have been cast alongside Kate Siegel, the actress who played […]

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Mike Flanagan To Direct Series Adaption Of THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE For Netflix

  Netflix has ordered the series adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s 1959 novel, ‘The Haunting of Hill House’, long considered one of the best modern ghost stories written. Mike Flanagan will be in the director’s chair for the 10-episode series. He will also write and executive produce it. Referred to as a “modern reimagining”, the series […]

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