Mark Romanek (Never Let Me Go) will direct Overlook Hotel - the Warner Bros prequel to Stanley Kubrick's The Shining.
The 1980 horror classic, based on the novel by Stephen King, starred Jack Nicholson in one of his most memorable roles. Taking an axe to Shelley Duvall's bathroom door he utters the immortal line: "Here's Johnny!"
Romanek has previous in the suspense genre having directed Robin Williams in 2002 creep fest One Hour Photo. According to Variety, screenplay duties will fall to Glenn Mazarra (The Walking Dead).