‘The Shining’ sequel begins filming in Georgia

Sequel to the Shining

    Sequel to the Shining filming in St. Simons Island.

According to the Associated Press and St. Simons Island, a movie sequel to Stephen King’s classic novel “The Shining” has started filming on the coast of Georgia this week!

Operating under the the name of King’s novel, “Doctor Sleep”, filmakers were reported to be seen filming on the beach at St. Simons Island on Tuesday. A permit issued by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources says filming on the beach was to continue through Wednesday.

The Brunswick News reported seeing several vehicles, a tent, beach chairs, a picnic table and a fire pit on the beach set where onlookers stopped to watch the filming process from a distance.

The premise to “Doctor Sleep” follows a grown-up Danny Torrance (Ewan McGregor) who was last seen as a child with psychic abilities in the establishing 1980 horror classic, “The Shining.” The sequel is based on King’s 2013 book.

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