Jacob Tremblay hot off his roles in Room and Wonder. Has now booked his next role opposite Ewan McGregor.
According to TMZ, Tremblay scored a $100,000 deal for a role Warner Bros. Doctor Sleep a sequel to Stephen King’s The Shining, according to his contract. Details on Tremblay’s role are being kept under wraps.
Doctor Sleep follows the adult version of Danny Torrance (McGregor) who is trying to deal with the trauma of what he experienced as a child at the Overlook Hotel.
Directed by Mike Flanagan, the film also stars Rebecca Ferguson, Bruce Greenwood, Zahn McClarnon, Alex Essoe, Jocelin Donahue, and Carl Lumbly. Production is currently underway in Georgia.
“Doctor Sleep begins as Torrance becoming a reflection of his murderous father, with lingering rage and a drinking problem that dulls the pain as well as his “shining” powers. Those powers return when he embraces sobriety and uses his gift to help the dying at a hospice. He establishes a psychic connection with a young girl who shares his extreme abilities, and who is being targeted by a group with similar abilities. They’ve found that their powers grow if they inhale the “steam” that comes off others with the power to shine when they are suffering painful deaths.”
Doctor Sleep is slated to hit theaters on January 24, 2020.