Thursday, November 26, 2009

Stephen King confirms 'Shining' sequel

by Nathan Taylor

Stephen King has announced he is working on the sequel to one of the scariest films ever made The Shining.

The original movie was based on the 1977 novel written by King and was developed into a movie three years later and starred Jack Nicholson and was directed by the late Stanley Kubrick.

King revealed he was penning a sequel at an appearance in Toronto and said the story would take place 40 years after the original and focuses on the lead character Jack Torrance's son Danny.

The Shining 2 is currently under the working title of Doctor Sleep.

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