Themes. Author Stephen King said he wrote Doctor Sleep because he wondered what Danny Torrance would be like as an adult.
What inspired Doctor Sleep?
The story was partly inspired by Oscar, a therapy cat who allegedly predicts the deaths of terminally ill patients. King said, “I thought to myself: ‘I want to write a story about that. ‘ And then I made the connection with Danny Torrance as an adult, working in a hospice. I thought: ‘That’s it.
How did Stephen King feel about Doctor Sleep movie?
“All I can say is, Mike took my material, he created a terrific story, people who have seen this movie flip for it, and I flipped for it, too. Because he managed to take my novel of Doctor Sleep, the sequel, and somehow weld it seamlessly to the Kubrick version of The Shining, the movie. So, yeah, I liked it a lot.”
Does the hotel burn down in The Shining?
In the novel, The Shining, the Overlook was destroyed when the hotel’s winter caretaker, Jack Torrance, allowed the outmoded boiler to go untended until it exploded, burning the Overlook to the ground. Jack’s wife Wendy, his son Danny and Dick Hallorann were the only three survivors.
What hotel did they use in Doctor Sleep?
All the Doctor Sleep filming locations for the Overlook Hotel were filmed in the sound stages of the Blackhall Studios, Atlanta, USA.
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