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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Jeremy Spencer
Jeremy Spencer grew up in rural South Georgia and has served as a healthcare provider, high school science teacher, school administrator, and state education official. Jeremy is currently the market and content manager for All on Georgia-Camden and Glynn Counties. Jeremy’s focus is local news, statewide education issues, and statewide political commentary for the All on Georgia News Network. Jeremy has served as an education policy analyst for local legislators and state education leaders as well as a campaign strategist for local and statewide political campaigns. Jeremy holds degrees in science and education from the University of Georgia, Piedmont College, and Valdosta State University. Jeremy has lived in Camden County for over 17 years.

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