Ewan McGregor to Play Danny in King’s ‘The Shining’ Sequel ‘Doctor Sleep’

Ewan McGregor to Play Danny in King’s ‘The Shining’ Sequel ‘Doctor Sleep’

Image Via DesignScene     Ewan McGregor is set to star as Danny in the film adaptation for Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep. Doctor Sleep follows an adult Danny, who we remember from The Shining as being a traumatized little boy who was just learning about his telepathic abilities. It wasn’t long until his world was turned upside down, as we know. Doctor Sleep mostly follows Danny when he is in his 40s, struggling with the same vices as his father. Check out the summary below:     Haunted by the inhabitants of the Overlook Hotel, where he spent one horrific …

Stephen King Uses His New Book to Remind Us How Much He Hates ‘The Shining’

Stephen King Uses His New Book to Remind Us How Much He Hates ‘The Shining’

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It’s not quite a secret that Stephen King hates Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of The Shining. King fans know it, film buffs know it, everyone knows it. But, if you’ve been living under a rock and haven’t heard, then not to worry because Stephen King is clearing up any confusion.   In his newest book, The Outsider, Stephen King throws a somewhat subtle jab at legendary director Stanley Kubrick, whose take on The Shining King once referred to as, a “big, beautiful cadillac with no engine inside.”   In one chapter of The Outsiders, King depicts a character watching Kubrick’s film Paths of Glory …

10 of Stephen King’s Tips on Writing Every Writer Should Know

10 of Stephen King’s Tips on Writing Every Writer Should Know

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Stephen King’s On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft has long been a guidebook for aspiring writers, offering writing advice that has accumulated during his long and wildly successful writing career. As it approaches its 19th anniversary this year, On Writing continues to inspire generations of writers and these ten tips will show you why.   Here are ten writing tips in the words of Stephen King:   via GIPHY     “The scariest moment is always just before you start.”      “Your job isn’t to find these ideas but to recognize them when they show up.”     “The object of …

Get Your First Look at Stephen King, J. J. Abrams Megaseries ‘Castle Rock’!

Get Your First Look at Stephen King, J. J. Abrams Megaseries ‘Castle Rock’!

Hulu has released the first trailer for Castle Rock. The series promises to explore Stephen King’s shared universe, Castle Rock being a ubiquitous setting in the author’s work.   The footage looks gorgeous. From a melting videotape to a ghostly-looking Sissy Spacek (*nudge* Carrie *nudge*), Castle Rock has the same bleak-yet-enamoring aesthetic as Andy Muschietti’s It (2017). Speaking of It, a certain face may look familiar. Bill Skarsgård will be returning to King’s world in this series, but this time, presumably, with less clowning around.   The trailer’s most obvious callout is to The Shawshank Redemption, but Hulu’s previous teaser trailer promises …