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Adult Danny Torrance Cast in Stephen King’s DOCTOR SLEEP

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Some awesome news for you guys tonight as Variety has just confirmed that director Mike Flanagan’s upcoming adaptation of Stephen King’s The Shining sequel novel Doctor Sleep has just found its adult Danny Torrance.

Yes, Ewan McGregor will be playing adult Danny in the film that Flanagan’s go-to producing partner Trevor Macy will produce along with Vertigo Entertainment’s Jon Berg.

King has given his blessing to McGregor’s casting.

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Synopsis:

Doctor Sleep begins as Torrance carries the trauma of the Overlook Hotel into adulthood. He’s become a reflection of his murderous father, with lingering rage and a drinking problem that dulls his pain as well as his “shining” powers. Those powers return when he embraces sobriety and uses his gift to help the dying at a hospice. He establishes a psychic connection with a young girl who shares his extreme abilities, and who is being targeted by a group with similar abilities. They’ve found that their powers grow if they inhale the “steam” that comes off others with the power to shine, when they are suffering painful deaths.

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