Saturday, January 22

Mark Hamill and more to star in Mike Flanagan’s Edgar Allen Poe series

Mike Flanagan begins building the cast for his Edgar Allen Poe series The Fall of the House of Usher with Mark Hamill, Carla Gugino and more.

Mike Flanagan begins building cast for his Edgar Allen Poe series The Fall of the House of Usher with Mark Hamill, Carla Gugino and more. Details of the show’s plot are currently unknown, although it is known that it will not be a direct adaptation of Poe’s 1839 tale of the same name, but rather a mix of multiple works by the iconic horror author. Flanagan serves as creator and executive producer of The Fall of the House of Usher alongside Intrepid Pictures partner Trevor Macy and will also direct four of the eight-episode series, while frequent collaborator and executive producer Michael Fimognari will direct the other four.

The Fall of the House of Usher marks the latest partnership between Flanagan and Netflix that began with the 2016 thriller Shut and exploded with The curse of Hill House mini series. Flanagan followed up the adaptation of the Shirley Jackson novel with a second installment in the horror anthology franchise. The curse of Bly Manor, mainly based on The turn of the Screw by Henry James, the original horror series Midnight mass and the upcoming Christopher Pike adaptation The midnight club novels. Development in The Fall of the House of Usher was announced shortly after Midnight mass hitting the streaming platform and those eager to see Flanagan’s take on Poe’s works have exciting news.

Two months after it was first announced that the series was in development, Mike Flanagan took to Twitter to reveal the first casting wave for his Edgar Allen Poe series, The Fall of the House of Usher. The series will see Flanagan reunite with Carla Gugino and Carl Lumbly, as well as Frank Langella, Mary McDonnell, and Mark Hamill. Check out Flangan’s ad thread below:

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The first round of the Flanagan’s cast The Fall of the House of Usher It is presented as an exciting development for the series and for fans of the filmmaker. Gugino and Flanagan have proven to be a beloved couple by critics and audiences since they first worked together on the adaptation of the Stephen King novel. Gerald’s game and take it through both stations The haunting while Carl Lumbly got off to a promising start with Flanagan for Doctor sleep like the recast Dick Hallorann. The castings of Mark Hamill and Frank Langella should also raise the level of anticipation among audiences for the horror series.

Flanagan’s tease about his approach to Poe’s The Fall of the House of Usher it is also promising after the success of The curse of Bly Manor. The 2020 miniseries was primarily adapted to Henry James The turn of the Screw while adapting elements from other works by James, such as the short stories “The Romance of Certain Old Clothes” and “The Jolly Corner.” Those eager to learn more about The Fall of the House of Usher You won’t have long to wait as Flanagan is set to reveal more of the series’ cast on Friday.

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