Here’s Danny! Ewan McGregor to play Jack Nicholson’s grown son in ‘The Shining’ sequel

Ewan McGregor has been cast to play Jack Nicholson’s screen son Danny Torrance in the sequel to “The Shining.”McGregor will portray the now-grown son in the horror film “Doctor Sleep,” based on Stephen King’s best-selling follow-up novel, according to a person familiar with the situation but not authorized to speak publicly.The 2013 novel features Dan Torrance all grown up and haunted by (literally and figuratively) the tragic events in the 1980 classic Stanley Kubrick film “The Shining.”Danny (originally played by Danny Lloyd) was chased by his ax-carrying father (Jack Nicholson in an unforgettable performance) into the snowy grounds of their deserted Overlook Hotel, where Jack died in the snow. Danny ended up escaping with his mother Wendy (Shelley Duvall).

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