Any Chance of a Dr. Sleep Movie?

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FlakeNoir

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I like that one, but I am talking about the one colored blue, for example, here is Dana's, : "You've been here before, but things are about to change...There's a storm on the way." SK,, is it the same with yours , "~ There'll be Chocolate, if God wills it. ~", or are they two different things... I'm sorry for this questions, I am new here, :)
They are signatures that we came up with ourselves. People can write their own signature (anything at all, within reason) and have it show up within each post they make. I'm fairly sure you have to reach the point of not being moderated though for this to come into effect. (0nce you've reached 150 posts)

Once you have, there is a place you can access in your profile area, that will allow you to add a signature. :)

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

QuasiRus

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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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EMTP513

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and Johnny Depp should play Dan because he already starred as Mort Rainey (Secret Window), William Fichtner = Crow Daddy, Elizabeth Banks = Rose The Hat, Morgan Freeman as Dick Hallorann, Sally Field - Wendy, Lorna Raver - Ms. Massey or Conchetta Reynolds, Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson as Lucy and David Stone respectively, and I don't know.... Amy Adams or Alexandra Daddario - Snakebite Andy, John C. Mcginley - John Dalton , Anthony Hopkins - Casey Kingsley, Rooney Mara - Silent Sarey, Donal Logue - Billy Freeman,Matthew Lillard - Fred Carling,
: and as usual Jack Nicholson as Jack Torrance, yeah Jack Torrance appeared at chapter 20,

Imagine them all playing in the movie..


I Finished Doctor Sleep, one week after I bought it , I finished it at January 21,
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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snake9785

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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.
 

AnnaMarie

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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 :)

Christian Slater. Lol

He could be Jack's son.
 
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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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lowman

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IDK if this a valid question here, still kind of a newbie to this board. but, how do you think Dr. Sleep would play out as a movie? I could not put down the book, and realize a lot of readers are not so into movies (I love them myself). Just curious as to how some of you could see Dr. Sleep playing out as a movie because there are certain aspects that I think could be really difficult to capture outside of the mind.
I dont know about a movie but the book was excellent
 

GBsha249

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Yesterday when I was reading the book, I thought that it would make a really good movie! Probably, even a mini-series... Well, alright, movie is better!

I also thought that Chloe Moretz could play Abra... It's a pity that she will be too grown up by the moment they decide to make a movie...
You could even make the film into a two part film. The book was really good.
 

imaginary friend

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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.
hello..... newbie here. i believe a movie version of Dr Sleep could generate an audience and profit, but i've been disappointed with the movie version of most novels (i've never seen the movie version of The Shining) i've read, i'd likely never bother to watch the movie version of Dr Sleep.
 
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Dana Jean

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hello..... newbie here. i believe a movie version of Dr Sleep could generate an audience and profit, but i've been disappointed with the movie version of most novels (i've never seen the movie version of The Shining) i've read, i'd likely never bother to watch the movie version of Dr Sleep.
welcome!
 
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Aloysius Nell

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hello..... newbie here. i believe a movie version of Dr Sleep could generate an audience and profit, but i've been disappointed with the movie version of most novels (i've never seen the movie version of The Shining) i've read, i'd likely never bother to watch the movie version of Dr Sleep.
Welcome, imaginary friend. You didn't like Green Mile or Shawshank? Stand By Me or Misery? No big deal if you didn't but I have rarely met anybody who wasn't moved by at least one of those movies.
 
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