Westworld’ Zahn McClarnon Joins “Shinning” Sequel “Doctor Sleep”

Variety reports that Zahn McClarnon is in talks to join the Warner Bros.’ adaptation of the Stephen King novel Doctor Sleep.

The sequel to the horror classic The Shining already announced cast includes Ewan McGregor and Rebecca Ferguson. 

Doctor Sleep follows an adult Danny Torrance (McGregor) as he battles alcoholism and deals with the trauma of childhood events. Danny has become a reflection of his murderous father who is presented with an opportunity to use the shining power helping the dying at a hospice. 

Mike Flanagan, who helmed the adaptation of King’s Gerald’s Game for Netflix is directing. Flanagan will also be penning the script. 

Warner Bros. has scheduled the film for January 24, 2020.