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Best Grady Twins Halloween Costume Guide
Jack Torrance, played by Jack Nicholson, is the aspiring writer who takes on a new job as the caretaker of the old Overlook Hotel in the Colorado Rockies in the Stanley Kubrick movie, The Shining. Fighting alcoholism, he’s hopeful that the remote location of the hotel would serve to provide the much-needed inspiration to write while simultaneously breaking his drinking habit. Unfortunately, Jack encounters a vengeful spirit threatening his sanity and the safety of his family. Among the many chilling scenes in the movie are the Grady twins who were brutally murdered. Get the look of the creepy twins with this Grady Twins costume guide.
If your young girls are about the same age and build (maybe even twins), this would be a great Halloween costume. No need to be related, cosplay the Grady Twins with a friend to have the spookiest and creepiest Hollywood horror outfits!
Grady Twins Cosplay Costumes
Jack’s son, young Danny Torrance, possesses “the shining,” a gift that allows him to see into the supernatural and communicate with spirits of the deceased. He is the only one who can actually see the Grady twins. The sisters were hacked to death by their insane father, the previous caretaker of the hotel. The girls’ ghosts freely roam the hotel and stop Danny on his big wheel, playfully enticing him to join them by saying, “Come play with us, Danny … forever and ever and ever …” The matching twin girls appear eerily in matching dresses with knee-high socks and black ballet shoes. The dress is a bit vintage so, a thrift store may be a good option. However, you will need to find two of the exact same dress.
Dress up with a companion to be among the living and the dead without visiting the Overlook Hotel. You can also include Jack Torrance, Wendy Torrance, and young Danny Torrance. The creepy Grady Twins are just the right specimens for spooky Cosplay to set the right atmosphere for Halloween!
About Grady Twins
Though the film adaptation of The Shining is a departure from the original 1977 novel by author, Stephen King, the overarching storyline is the same—”All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” The frustrated writer Jack Torrance, played by Jack Nicholson, becomes the winter caretaker at an ominous hotel. He hopes to complete his writing as well as break his drinking habit. However, the shine that the hotel has about it drives Jack insane. Especially after he visits room 237!
The Shining is a 1980 horror movie directed and produced by Stanley Kubrick of A Clockwork Orange movie fame. With mixed reviews after its initial box office release, The Shining became one of the greatest, and scariest, horror movies ever to be created. Revered director, Martin Scorsese, director of The Godfather movies, lauded it as one of the 11 top scariest movies of all-time.