'Doctor Sleep': Is This Sequel Equal To 'The Shining'? Stephen King's novel the shining was about a haunted hotel and a boy named Danny Torrance with psychic powers. In 2013, Stephen King wrote a sequel. In that book Danny Torrance is all grown up, but still haunted — literally and figuratively — by the ghosts of his past. He's played by Ewan MacGregor in the new film Doctor Sleep, which adapts King's novel.
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'Doctor Sleep': Is This Sequel Equal To 'The Shining'?

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'Doctor Sleep': Is This Sequel Equal To 'The Shining'?

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Stephen King's novel The Shining was about a haunted hotel and a boy named Danny Torrance with psychic powers. In 2013, Stephen King wrote a sequel. In that book Danny Torrance is all grown up, but still haunted — literally and figuratively — by the ghosts of his past. He's played by Ewan MacGregor in the new film Doctor Sleep, which adapts King's novel.

Show Notes:

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The audio was produced and edited by Emmanuel Johnson.