Any Chance of a Dr. Sleep Movie?

Discussion in 'Doctor Sleep' started by WesleyGman, Jan 13, 2014.

  1. Zaint Zalvourne

    Zaint Zalvourne New Member

    No , I am talking about the mini -series the one with Steven Weber as Jack Torrance, does SK like it?
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    FlakeNoir Beta/Moderator Moderator

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    I'm sorry, I got mixed up with the mini series/movie--I'm not sure about Steve's thoughts on that, sorry.
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  3. Dana Jean

    Dana Jean Beta Tester/Moderator Moderator

    Stephen was involved with this version and liked it. And he respected Steven Weber for taking on the role of Jack Torrance.
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  4. AnnaMarie

    AnnaMarie Well-Known Member

    He liked the mini-series with Steven Weber.

    He did not like Kubrick's movie with Nicholson. (Not because of Nicholson.)
  5. QuasiRus

    QuasiRus Active Member

    In my humble opinion, Nicholson would do well on a role of grown Dan Torrance as well...I had his image from "Shining" movie all the way while reading "Dr Sleep", and either in "action" parts or helping dying ones in the hospice it fitted just perfectly, as for me :)
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  6. EMTP513

    EMTP513 Well-Known Member

    Yes. Yes, yes, yes.:heart: I love Johnny Depp even more than John Cusack, who's doing one of Stephen King's movies as I write this. I can't remember which one. I follow him on Twitter and Facebook.;-D
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  7. Neesy

    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side

    John Cusack is going to be in "Cell" I do believe ??? :cell:
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  8. Scott Chu

    Scott Chu New Member

    Not a bad choice. However, I certainly hope her eyes can be more of emotion.
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  9. snagswolf

    snagswolf Member

    When I was reading it, I was picturing Elle Fanning as Abra.
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  10. snake9785

    snake9785 New Member

    As much as I loved Dr. Sleep, I don't see a movie being made from it since a majority of of people have seen the original Shining and not read the book. A lot of Dr. Sleep wouldn't make sense to those people.
  11. AnnaMarie

    AnnaMarie Well-Known Member

    Understatement of the century.
  12. AnnaMarie

    AnnaMarie Well-Known Member

    Christian Slater. Lol

    He could be Jack's son.
  13. Scott Chu

    Scott Chu New Member

    I don't think this is good enough to make a movie unless there's a very good screen writer. Many recent movies back these years based on SK's novel or novelty don't make them a good movie due to a poor script, e.g. Heart of Atlantis (espeically the movie is about the most significant part in that book - Low Men in the Yellow Coat, really no excuse to blame on the original novel), Mist, even the TV-vesion Shining, etc. If there're good-enough screen writers like those who wrote scripts for Mangler, Stand by me, etc., it could be a good movie. Getting a little off the topic, I'd rather to see 7-gem series movie of "Dark Tower". When he is mid-page, Sam Shepard is my first choice actor to play Roland at that age. However, he is still my first choice actor to play the old-age version. In one word, he is so "Roland" the wanderer.
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