Despite endorsement from Stephen King himself and some better reviews than expected, Doctor Sleep, the sequel to The Shining, could be in for a rough ride.
Despite the revered Stanley Kubrick having made it, and it continuing to be cited as one of the best horror movies of all time, King would not be swayed. Until now.
Stephen King has made no secret of his dislike for 'The Shining' since it was released in 1980. But what's behind the author's disdain?
When the benchmark is as high as The Shining, roundly viewed as one of the best horror movies ever made, anything approaching it should do so with caution.
Stephen King famously hated the movie of 'The Shining'. but he's apparently on board with 'Doctor Sleep'.
Rebecca Ferguson plays the villainous Rose the Hat in 'Doctor Sleep', which is based on Stephen King's sequel novel to 'The Shining'.
Danny Lloyd, the child actor who played Danny Torrance in Stanley Kubrick' benchmark horror The Shining, has seen the trailer for the movie's sequel, Doctor Sleep.