They say you should never work with animals and kids. When your film or in this case Series, The Haunting Of Bly Manor the kids are creepy as hell!
After the success of The Haunting Of Hill House, Mike Flannagan‘s Haunting series has a new home, new characters, familiar faces. Netflix have also released the series Official Trailer that showcases the kids in this series are a little messed up!
It looks like Netflix are taking the American Horror Story direction using the same cast, with a few additions. And of course plenty of creepiness to spook us all! Bly Manor looks like it will be inspired by Turning The Screw, as American Au pair who becomes the nanny of two children at Bly Manor, England. But like any ghost story , not all what it seems and there’s a tragic Gothic story waiting to be unearthed.
From The Haunting of Hill House creator Mike Flanagan and producer Trevor Macy comes THE HAUNTING OF BLY MANOR, the next highly anticipated chapter of The Haunting anthology series, set in 1980s England. After an au pair’s tragic death, Henry Wingrave (Henry Thomas) hires a young American nanny (Victoria Pedretti) to care for his orphaned niece and nephew (Amelie Bea Smith, Benjamin Evan Ainsworth) who reside at Bly Manor with the estate’s chef Owen (Rahul Kohli), groundskeeper Jamie (Amelia Eve) and housekeeper, Mrs. Grose (T’Nia Miller). But all is not as it seems at the manor, and centuries of dark secrets of love and loss are waiting to be unearthed in this chilling gothic romance. At Bly Manor, dead doesn’t mean gone.
Producing partners Flanagan and Macy drew from the iconic supernatural stories of Henry James, to create the ensemble drama which also stars Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Kate Siegel, and Tahirah Sharif. The series is executive produced by Flanagan and Macy for Intrepid Pictures, along with Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey for Amblin Television.
The series stars stars Victoria Pedretti, Henry Thomas, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Kate Siegel, T’Nia Miller, Rahul Kohli, Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, Amelie Smith and Amelia Eve.
The Haunting Of Bly Manor will arrive on Netflix globally from 9th October.