Netflix’s The Fall of the House of Usher announced 20 new cast members including Michael Trucco, T’Nia Miller, Paola Nuñez and Henry Thomas.
Also aboard for Mike Flanagan’s upcoming limited series based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe include Kyleigh Curran, Samantha Sloyan, Rahul Kohli, Kate Siegel, Sauriyan Sapkota, Zach Gilford, Katie Parker, Malcolm Goodwin, Crystal Balint, Aya Furukawa, Daniel Jun, Matt Biedel, Ruth Codd, Annabeth Gish, Igby Rigney and Robert Longstreet.
They join previously announced actors Frank Langella, Mark Hamill, Carla Gugino, Mary McDonnell, and Carl Lumbly.
The Fall of the House of Usher is a short story written by Poe. First published in 1839, it features themes of madness, family, isolation, and identity. The eight-episode series is described as an epic tale of greed, horror, and tragedy.
The series, which was created by Flanagan, is exec produced by the auteur along with Macy as well as Emmy Grinwis and Michael Fimognari. Intrepid Pictures’ Melinda Nishioka will co-executive produce the project. Flanagan and Michael Fimognari will each direct four episodes.
The Fall of the House of Usher marks the fifth series for Flanagan and Trevor Macy at Netflix under their Intrepid Pictures overall deal, including The Haunting of series – The Haunting of Hill House and The Haunting of Bly Manor; the recently launched and critically-lauded Midnight Mass, and the upcoming The Midnight Club.
In addition to starring in Netflix and Mike Flanagan’s upcoming series “Midnight Mass”, Hush, “Hill House” and “Bly Manor” star Kate Siegel is also headed back to Netflix with Hypnotic, set to premiere on the streaming service October 27.
Bloody Disgusting has a first look at the film in which Siegel stars as a young woman seeking self-improvement who enlists the help of a renowned hypnotist, but after a handful of intense sessions, soon discovers unexpected and deadly consequences.
Jason O’Mara and Dulé Hill also star.
Matt Angel and Suzanne Coote (The Open House) directed. Richard D’Ovidio (The Call) wrote the script with Angel and Coote.
EXCLUSIVE: HBO has rounded out cast to The Time Traveler’s Wife,, adding 14 to the upcoming drama series based on the novel by Audrey Niffenegger. Caitlin Shorey, Everleigh McDonell (Good Girls), Michael Park (Stranger Things), Jaime Ray Newman (Little Fires Everywhere), Taylor Richardson (Rise), Peter Graham (Will & Grace), Brian Altemus (Grand Army), Jason David (NOS4A2), Kate Siegel (The Haunting of Hill House), Josh Stamberg, (WandaVision), Chelsea Frei (The Moodys), Marcia DeBonis (Almost Family) Will Brill (The OA) and Spencer House (Teenage Bounty Hunters) join previously announced Rose Leslie, Theo James, Desmin Borges and Natasha Lopez in the series that is currently in production.
Adapted by former Dr. Who head writer and Sherlock co-creator Steven Moffat, The Time Traveler’s Wife tells the intricate love story of Clare (Leslie) and Henry (James), and a marriage with a problem… time travel.
David Nutter directs and executive produces with Moffat, Sue Vertue,and Brian Minchin through their Hartswood Films. Joseph E. Iberti also executive produces. Hartswood Films produces in association with Warner Bros. Television, which has rights to the title.
New cast and character descriptions below:
Siegel as “Annette DeTamble” – A talented and world-renowned opera singer, she’s a devoted mother to Henry. She is the heart and soul of the family. Braving torrid winter weather to pick up her husband for Christmas, Annette gets into a freak auto accident, changing young Henry’s life forever.
Kate Siegel, Jason O’Mara and Dulé Hill have been set to star in “Hypnotic,” an upcoming horror film at Netflix.
The thriller centers on a young woman seeking self-improvement, who enlists the help of a renowned hypnotist. But after a handful of intense sessions, she soon discovers unexpected and deadly consequences.
Matt Angel and Suzanne Coote, who previously teamed on the Netflix horror film “The Open House,” will direct “Hypnotic.” Richard D’Ovidio (“The Call,” “The Forger”) is penning the script with Angel and Coote.
It is unclear when “Hypnotic” will be released on the streaming service.
The Netflix project has no relation to another film that is titled “Hypnotic,” which is currently in development with actor Ben Affleck and director Robert Rodriguez. That movie, an action thriller, has been backed by Solstice Studios and Studio 8.
Today the official Haunting twitter account released the first poster (along with some stills) of The Haunting of Bly Manor! Currently, Kate’s role is still unknown.
Midnight Mass is set to start filming again in August.
While there is no word yet on who Kate will play in the second installment of The Haunting anthology, she announced on her instagram that filming has wrapped. Up next for Kate and Mike is the Netflix series Midnight Mass which is slated to film this year in Vancouver.
Kate and Mike team up again!
Zach Gilford (The Purge: Anarchy), Kate Siegel (The Haunting of Hill House) and Hamish Linklater (Legion) are set as leads in Netflix’s Midnight Mass, a seven-episode horror series from The Haunting of Hill House‘s Mike Flanagan and Trevor Macy and their Intrepid Pictures. Annabeth Gish (The Haunting of Hill House), Michael Trucco (Hunter Killer), Samantha Sloyan (Grey’s Anatomy), Henry Thomas (The Haunting of Hill House),Rahul Abburi (Killer Ransom), Crystal Balint (The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco), Matt Biedel (Altered Carbon), Alex Essoe (Doctor Sleep), Rahul Kohli (Supergirl), Kristin Lehman (The Chronicles of Riddick), Robert Longstreet (Doctor Sleep), Igby Rigney (Blue Bloods) and Annarah Shephard round out the cast. Production on Midnight Mass will begin this spring in Vancouver, with Flanagan directing all episodes.
In Midnight Mass, an isolated island community experiences miraculous events – and frightening omens – after the arrival of a charismatic, mysterious young priest.
Character names and descriptions are not being revealed.