Mike Flanagan (Oculus, Hush) directed the 2017 Netflix exclusive, Gerald’s Game, an adaptation of Stephen King’s novel of the same name. Before directing, Flanagan will rewrite a script by The Dark Tower screenwriter, Akiva Goldsman. Warner Bros will distribute Doctor Sleep. Kevin McCormick will oversee the film with Trevor Macy, Akiva Goldsman and Jon Berg producing. Following the events of The Shining, Doctor Sleep follows a middle-aged Danny Torrance.