Doctor Sleep (2019) Movie Review, Release date, Cast and Plot


Doctor Sleep is an upcoming 2019 American horror movie. The movie is written. The movie is written by Mike Flanagan based on Doctor Sleep by Stephen king and also directed by Mike Flanagan based on his rewrite of Akiva Goldsman’s script. It stars include Rebecca Ferguson, Jacob Tremblay, Zahn McClarnon, and Ewan McGregor as Danny Torrance, a man with psychic powers who struggles with alcoholism. The Movie is based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Stephen King.

Doctor Sleep

Doctor Sleep Movie cast

The Cast
Rebecca FergusonRose the Hat
Jacob Tremblay
Ewan McGregorDanny Torrance
Bruce GreenwoodDr. John
Zahn McClarnonCrow Daddy
Carel StruyckenGrandpa. Flick
Emily Alyn LindSnakebite Andi
Jocelin DonahueLucy
Chelsea TalmadgeDeenie
Carl LumblyDick Halloran
Catherine ParkerSilent Sarey
Alex EssoeWendy Torrance
Robert LongstreetBarry
Selena AnduzeApron Annie
Zackary Momoh
Jason DavisBusinessman
David Michael-SmithRecovering Alcoholic
Kyliegh CurranAbra Stone
Juan GaspardBar Patron
Thomas DowningBar Patron
Roger Dale FloydYoung Danny
Shane BradyMagician
Josh TurnerDirty Biker
Jay D. KachoDetective
Marc DemeterConstruction Worker
J.T. BlairMiddle School Student
Kevin Petruski Jr.Bar Patron
Scott LaneDirty Biker
Deadra MooreMrs. Robertson
Met ClarkShort Eddie
Johnnie GordonLibrary Kid #3
Mistie GibbyBobbie
Jeremy ConnellPedestrian (uncredited)
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Doctor Sleep Movie Plot

Based on the 2013 horror novel of the same name by Stephen King, the movie follows an adult Danny Torrance (who was a child in King’s 1977 horror novel The Shining) with psychic powers he calls “the shining” and dealing with alcoholism like his father did. Danny Torrance meets a young girl with similar powers as his and tries to protect her from a cult known as The True Knot who prey on children with powers to remain immortal.


Release date

The movie will formally be release in theaters in the United States on November 8, 2019 by Warner Bros.

Doctor Sleep Movie Overview

Doctor Sleep
Directed byMike Flanagan
Produced by
  • Trevor Macy
  • Jon Berg
Written byMike Flanagan
Based onDoctor Sleep
by Stephen King
StarringEwan McGregor
Music byThe Newton Brothers
CinematographyMichael Fimognari
Edited byMike Flanagan
Distributed byWarner Bros. Pictures
Release date
  • November¬†8,¬†2019 (United States)
CountryUnited States


Trailer: Doctor Sleep