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‘Doctor Sleep’: Ewan McGregor To Play Danny Torrance In ‘The Shining’ Sequel
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Ewan McGregor to Play Danny Torrance in The Shining Sequel

Young Danny Torrance from Stephen King‘s horror classic The Shining is all grown up in the author’s sequel, Doctor Sleep. And now an actor has been chosen to play adult Danny in the film adaptation of that sequel.

It’s being reported that Ewan McGregor (Trainspotting, Star Wars) has signed on to play Torrance in the project, which is being directed by Mike Flanagan for Warner Brothers.

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‘The Shining’ Coming To Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights
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The Shining Halloween Horror Nights

Summer might be just rolling in, but for many of us it’s just the final stretch of time to pass before fall and the Halloween season returns to us once again.

While we wait, dreaming of falling leaves and scary flicks on a chilly night, Universal has revealed that Stanley Kubrick’s horror classic The Shining will be a part of their Halloween Horror Nights festivities this year.

More on the news and a brief announcement video can be found below.

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What Makes Stanley Kubrick’s ‘The Shining’ So Darn Creepy? (Video)
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Stanley Kubrick's The Shining

Director Stanley Kubrick‘s adaptation of Stephen King‘s horror classic The Shining is a terrifying movie, everyone knows this. But what makes the movie so scary, so unsettling, so darn creepy?

YouTube channel Lessons From the Screenplay dives into the film in a new video titled “The Shining “” Quietly Going Insane Together.” The video touches on Kubrick and co-writer Diane Johnson‘s process in crafting it, before moving on to what exactly makes it so creepy.

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Retro Movie Review: The Shining (1980) – Fathom Events
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The Shining Fathom Events

The Shining
Available now on Blu-ray
Directed by Stanley Kubrick
Starring Jack Nicholson, Shelly Duvall, Danny Lloyd, and Scatman Crothers
Warner Brothers
Not Rated | 146 Minutes
Original Release Date: June 13th, 1980
Fathom Events Screening: October 23, 2016

October is horror movie month. If you ask horror fans to rank the scariest movies of all time, one movie guaranteed to make almost every list is Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining. Controversial in his “loose” adaptation of Stephen King’s source material, Kubrick’s film was under-appreciated at the time of its 1980 release, actually procuring two Razzie Award nominations, including one for Kubrick himself. Over time though, The Shining has found its rightful place in horror’s pantheon of greats. This month, Fathom Events, Warner Brothers, and Turner Classic Movies came together to bring The Shining back to movie screens near you for one more day only, Wednesday, October 26th, as part of TCM’s Big Screen Classics series. The first of two days showcasing The Shining was Sunday.

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Fathom Events: ‘The Shining’ Returning To Theaters
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The Shining Fathom Events

For two days, later this month right in time for Halloween, movie fans will be able to gleefully yell, “HERE’S JOHNNY!” I am horror movie super fan, so it is with great love and respect for the genre that I call The Shining one of the scariest films of all time. Acclaimed Oscar-nominated director Stanley Kubrick‘s adaptation of Stephen King’s novel The Shining will return to theaters for two days only.

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