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Mike Flanagan’s Version of Stephen King’s Revival is Going to Be Bleak

Mike Flanagan’s version of Doctor Sleep was a fairly hopeful film. It had closure, the overcoming of trauma, the tying up of loose ends. Revival, Flanagan’s next tackling of a Stephen King property, looks like it’s going to have none of that. Misery it is! (Not Misery, though.) Read More >>

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Mike Flanagan is Returning to the Stephen King Well With an Adaptation of Revival

Mike Flanagan is one of the most successful modern-day adapters of Stephen King, managing to turn Doctor Sleep, a pretty messy novel by any standard, into a fascinating and thoughtful consideration of The Shining and its legacy as a story and a film. So he’s doing the only natural thing and going back for more. Read More >>

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A Three-Hour Cut of Doctor Sleep is on the Way

Films fans slept on Doctor Sleep. Even with relatively positive reviews and DNA from both Stephen King and Stanley Kubrick, the film has grossed barely over $70 million (£53.8 million) worldwide. Ouch. And yet, writer and director Mike Flanagan believes in it – to the point that the film’s getting an extra-long cut when it comes home. Read More >>

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Doctor Sleep’s Mike Flanagan on the Stress of Being Compared to King, Kubrick… and Ready Player One

Filmmaker Mike Flanagan was on the Warner Bros. lot to talk with producers about DC Comics superheroes. He left with a task so big, not even Superman could handle it. Read More >>

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Early Impressions Call Doctor Sleep A Worthy Successor to The Shining

Doctor Sleep, Mike Flanagan’s adaptation of Stephen King’s sequel novel to The Shining, has an impossibly high pedigree to live up to in the form of Kubrick’s The Shining adaptation, one of the best horror films ever made. So how did he do? Read More >>

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The Final Trailer for Doctor Sleep Is Ready to Go Back to the Overlook Hotel

“There’s a place...” One of the scariest places in fiction, a place of power and terror and one awful dad. That’s right, Doctor Sleep is gearing up to go back to the Overlook. Read More >>