Doctor Sleep

'Doctor Sleep' receives an R rating

'Doctor Sleep' receives an R rating

Thank god. — The MPAA has finally rated Stephen King’s ‘Shining’ sequel! On Tuesday, Director Mike Flanagan confirmed the news sharing "Doctor Sleep has officially been rated R by the MPAA for 'disturbing and violent content, some bloody images, language, nudity, and drug use.' Sounds about right..."

Mike Flanagan Will Direct 'The Shining' Sequel, 'Doctor Sleep'

Mike Flanagan Will Direct 'The Shining' Sequel, 'Doctor Sleep'

Here's one solution to all of our Stephen King bad adaptation film woes: Adapt the good ones. — For every middling King adaptation such as Pet Sematary, Thinner, and The Tommyknockers, there are a handful that belong in the pantheon of greats, including Stanley Kubrick’s unforgettable theatrical adaptation of The Shining. Now, 38 years later Warner Bros. has set their sights on 2013’s sequel – Doctor Sleep.