Paramount might have Taylor Sheridan to build multiple hit shows for them, but Netflix has Mike Flanagan and his seemingly endless number of horror projects. The filmmaker behind The Haunting of Hill House, The Haunting of Bly Manor, Midnight Mass, The Midnight Club, and more coming back to the streamer with a new miniseries, The Fall of the House of Usher.
Having already adapted the works of Stephen King, Shirley Jackson, and Christopher Pike, Flanagan turns his attention to another genius horror author, Edgar Allan Poe. Flanagan splits directing duties on the 8-episode series with his longtime cinematographer Michael Fimognari.
The series stars Bruce Greenwood, Carla Gugino, Mary McDonnell, Carl Lumbly, Mark Hamill, Michael Trucco, T’Nia Miller, Paola Nuñez, Henry Thomas, Kyleigh Curran, Samantha Sloyan, Rahul Kohli, Kate Siegel, Sauriyan Sapkota, Zach Gilford, Willa Fitzgerald, Katie Parker, Malcolm Goodwin, and Crystal Balint.
New photos feature many in the principal cast, playing heirs to a pharmaceutical dynasty who suddenly start dying off at the hands of someone from their past.
The Fall of the House of Usher hits Netflix on October 12th.