The Shining’s Shelley Duvall is Returning to Film for the First Time in 20 Years in New Horror Movie



Shelley Duvall, a well-known actress in Hollywood, has appeared in The Shining. After making a successful career in Hollywood, Shelley is returning with her comeback. According to her, the actress is finally coming after 20 years of gap and filming the upcoming horror movie,  The Forest Hills.

According to the report, Duvall will work for the famous writer-director Scott Goldberg, who is working on an indie horror-thriller movie. Along with Shelley, Edward Furlong, Chiko Mendez, and Dee Wallace will work as the fellow cast. 

Talking about the film, it says,  “follows a disturbed man who is tormented by nightmarish visions, after enduring head trauma while camping in the Catskill Mountains.”

When asked about the character of Duvall, she revealed that her character is going to be “mentally and emotionally disturbed.” Shelly is going to play the role of Mendez’s character Rico. 

Along with this, Duvall is going to voice the inv=never voice of Rico throughout the movie which will be going to bring more impact on the audience. Some Behind the Scenes pictures for the movie have already been released to the interested. These pictures are justifying Shelley’s role. By seeing them, one can see what her role is going to be. 

“We are huge fans of The Shining and it’s honestly one of my favorite horror movies of all time, up there with John Carpenter’s Halloween and George A. Romero’s Day of the Dead with the dark tones they delivered in their movies, along with perfect scores and elements that make them my personal favorites,” said Goldberg. “Shelley contributed to The Shining being an absolute masterpiece by giving her all, and performing in a way that showcased the fear and horror of a mother in isolation.”

In 2002, Duvall gave her last performance as an actor. At that time, she was working for Manna from Heaven where her character was Detective Dubrinski, Just after the filming of the movie ended, she declared her retirement from the film industry.

Just before her film was released, she was awarded for Cannes Film Festival Award, a Peabody Award, and nominations for a British Academy Award and two Primetime Emmy Awards. All these things showed her contribution to the film industry.

In her interview, she revealed that “The Shining” was one of the most popular horror films of her career and while it seems easy for her to work in a  certain way, it was never easy to work for it. The film was hard to create and it required 56-wheel of shooting. Duvall also shared that she had to cry every day for the shoot. 

“After a while, your body rebels. It says: ‘Stop doing this to me. I don’t want to cry every day.’ And sometimes just that thought alone would make me cry. I would just start crying to wake up on a Monday morning so early and realize that you had to cry all day because it was scheduled.”

Her fans are excited to hear her come back after 20 years. The fans are relieved to hear her latest film updates and Twitter has been trending with her hashtag.