WHO’S IN IT?

Ewan McGregor (Christopher Robin), Rebecca Ferguson (The Greatest Showman), Kyliegh Curran (I Can I Will I Did), Carl Lumbly (How Stella Got Her Groove Back), Zahn McClarnon (Bone Tomahawk), Emily Alyn Lind (J. Edgar), Bruce Greenwood (Gerald’s Game), Jocelin Donahue (The House of the Devil), Alex Essoe (Starry Eyes), Cliff Curtis (Whale Rider), Jacob Tremblay (Room), Zackary Momoh (A United Kingdom), Roger Dale Floyd (Kronos)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Mike Flanagan (Oculus), director, writer, editor; Jon Berg (Elf) and Trevor Macy (Hush), producers; The Newton Brothers (Ouija: Origin of Evil), composers; Michael Fimognari (The Lazarus Effect), cinematographer

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Still traumatised from his experiences as a child at the Overlook Hotel, Danny Torrance (McGregor) strives to find peace. However, he is soon contacted by Abra (Curran), a young girl who – like Danny – has psychic powers known as the “shining”, and who wants his help to protect her from a sinister cult, led by Rose the Hat (Ferguson), which feeds on children with powers. Forming an uneasy alliance, Danny and Abra use their powers to fend off the cult, causing Danny to revisit some unwanted memories from his past…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Stephen King’s bestselling sequel book to his classic story The Shining is adapted by modern horror maestro Mike Flanagan, who also pays sweet homage to the infamous Stanley Kubrick adaptation of the latter novel.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

THURSDAY 31ST OCTOBER 2019

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