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Destiny fulfilled: The Shining’s hotel to become horror museum

The Overlook Hotel from the classic horror movie The Shining starring Jack Nicholson and directed by Stanley Kubrick might be turned into a horror-themed museum.

hollywood Updated: Oct 25, 2015 16:20 IST
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Here’s Johnny: Now in a horror museum.

The famous Overlook hotel that was featured in Stanley Kubrick’s classic horror movie The Shining is all set to be turned into a horror-themed museum.

According to a source, the owners of the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado are planning for the 24 million dollar development, which will include a museum, exhibition space, production facilities and editing suites, The Guardian reports.

The Stanley Hotel playing The Overlook in Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining.

The developers, who hope to run the centre as a non-profit public-private partnership, will work in collaboration with the Colorado film school to set up an educational programme and have asked 11.5 million dollar from the state.

Another source revealed that the hotel hopes to become a ‘year-round horror destination.’

Notably, Tinseltown celebrities like Simon Pegg and Elijah Wood are said to be founding board members of the planned film centre.

Watch the creepy opening credits of The Shining here

First Published: Oct 25, 2015 16:18 IST