Coastal Georgia has become the filming site of a classic horror film sequel.

Stephen King’s horror classic “The Shining” started filming a sequel to the movie on St. Simons Island on Tuesday – 36 years after the first movie. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources issued permits for the movie to be filed through Wednesday.

According to The Associated Press, the set for the movie included many vehicles, tents, beach chairs, picnic tables, and a fire pit. Many visitors along the filming area stopped to watch the production from afar.

The sequel is based on King’s 2013 book, “Doctor Sleep”, stars Ewan McGregor as an adult Danny Torrance, last seen as a child with psychic powers in the 1980 film “The Shining.”

The movie is to open January 24, 2020.

Trailer of Doctor Sleep:



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