The director, who has just celebrated his “Midnight Mass” for the streamer, will shoot “The Fall of House Usher” as a mini-series.
The collaboration between Mike Flanagan and Netflix is successful, and unsurprisingly, the platform has just announced the start of a new horrific miniseries from the director of The Haunting of Hill House, The Haunting of Bly Manor and Midnight Sermons. He is preparing the adaptation of a new cult of Edgar Allan Poe, The Fall of House Usher, published in 1839, which chronicles the chilling reunion between a narrator and his childhood friend, Roderick Usher, who invites him into his house when he seems on the verge of going mad. Having already inspired films (in 1928 directed by Jean Espein, in 1960 by Roger Corman and in 1982 by Jess Franco), as well as operas, The Fall of House Usher will be here declined in series of eight episodes. Flanagan will personally film four, and Michael Fimognari too: he has been the director of photography on several of the director’s projects, such as The Mirror (2013), Jessie (2017) or Doctor Sleep (2019) and he also collaborated on The Haunting…
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The cast of The Fall of House Usher is not yet known, but Flanagan being faithful to his actors, we would not be surprised if he will soon announce Kate Siegel, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas or Rahul Kohli in this new series. “I can’t wait to shoot it, commented the filmmaker on Twitter. It won’t look like what we did before. We’ll tell you more soon! “
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