Due For Release Early 2020

Mike Flanagan has announced the Director’s Cut of Doctor Sleep will arrive with the film’s Blu-ray disc release early next year.


Whilst the UK disc release hasn’t yet been announced, across in the States the sequel to The Shining is due out at the start of February (and on digital download in January).

As part of that release, a full Director’s Cut of Doctor Sleep is on the way, with Flanagan announcing via his social media account that thirty-odd minutes are being added to the film, taking the running time up to around 180 minutes.

Here’s the tweet –

Here’s the official trailer –

In addition to the new Director’s Cut, the Blu-ray/4K Ultra HD will include the following special features:

  • Return To The Overlook
  • The Making Of Doctor Sleep: A New Vision
  • From Shining To Sleep


Doctor Sleep will drop on Digital on January 21st, 2020, followed by a DVD/Blu-ray/4K Ultra HD release on February 4th, 2020.