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Stephen King‘s sequel to The Shining, Doctor Sleep, is now casting stand-ins in Atlanta, Georgia.

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming in Atlanta, Georgia with interviews taking place this Friday.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • – FEMALE
  • – CAUCASIAN 
  • – Ages 21 to 40
  • – HEIGHT 5’3 to 5’5
  • – Slender size
  • – DARK HAIR
  • – Pale to medium skin tone

About Doctor Sleep:

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Doctor Sleep is based on the 2013 horror novel by Stephen King and is the sequel to his 1977 novel The Shining. King stated that it is a “return to balls-to-the-wall, keep-the-lights-on horror”. The book became a number one New York Times bestseller for print and ebook fiction, hardcover fiction, and ebook fiction. The novel also won the 2013 Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel.

The book centers around the events after The Shining. Danny Torrance remains psychologically traumatized as his mother Wendy slowly recovers from her injuries. Ghosts from the Overlook still want to find Danny and take his “shining” power. Dick Hallorann, the Overlook’s chef teaches Danny to create lockboxes in his mind to control the ghosts including the former Overlook owner Horace Derwent. The psychological trauma causes Dan to deal with anger and alcoholism. Dan spends years of his life drifting across the country until he decides to give up drinking. As a result, he develops psychic abilities that allow him to predict when someone is about to die, giving him the nickname “Doctor Sleep”.

How to audition?

To audition for a role in the upcoming feature film, check out the casting call breakdown below.

Doctor Sleep Casting Call

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