Mark Romanek in Talks to Direct The Shining Prequel
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 07.18.2014
The Overlook Hotel may have its director...
Mark Romanek is looking likely to check into The Overlook Hotel. Variety reports that the director (Never Let Me Go, One Hour Photo) is currently in talks for Warner Bros.' sequel to The Shining.
The book is based on Stephen King's original prologue for the book, which saw the origin of the haunted Overlook Hotel through the eyes of original owner and early twentieth century robber baron Bob T. Watson. Glenn Mazzara (The Walking Dead has completed his script for the film.
The site also notes that Warner Bros. is still developing King's sequel novel Dr. Sleep for a film.