The Haunting of Hill Home was one in all a number of big hits for Netflix in 2018, so it’s no shock that the streaming service has given the inexperienced gentle to a second season of the mind-bending gothic horror sequence.
What’s a little bit of a shock, nonetheless, is that the sequence will go the anthology route and current a wholly new story with new forged members when season 2 premieres.
Netflix confirmed the return of the sequence with a creepy teaser video that not solely signifies a 2020 debut for season 2, but additionally means that the brand new season will tackle a special haunted story with a brand new title — a title that was later (unofficially) confirmed to be The Haunting of Bly Manor.
A brand new Haunting is coming. Are you able to guess the place it takes place? Hear carefully… pic.twitter.com/vqzrd3z4NZ
— The Haunting of Hill Home (@haunting) February 21, 2019
In response to TVLine, the second season of the present — which is now being referred to as “The Haunting anthology sequence” by Netflix — might be titled The Haunting of Bly Manor and be based mostly on Henry James’ 1898 novel The Flip of the Screw, in a lot the identical means The Haunting of Hill Home was based mostly on Shirley Jackson’s 1959 novel of the identical title.
The Haunting of Hill Home sequence creator and director Mike Flanagan will return for The Haunting of Bly Manor, together with govt producer Trevor Macy.
“Mike and Trevor are masterful at creating authentically scary tales that depart audiences on the sting of their seats however unable to look away,” stated Cindy Holland, Netflix’s vp of Authentic Content material, in an announcement accompanying the announcement. “We’re excited to proceed our partnership with them on The Haunting sequence and future initiatives to come back.”
The 10-episode first season of The Haunting of Hill Home premiered October 12, 2018, and follows a bunch of siblings whose lives had been without end modified by a terrifying summer time they spent at a gothic mansion with their mother and father. The critically acclaimed season shifted between a number of timelines as every baby’s story was revealed, whereas additionally depicting their modern-day lives as adults. The sequence stars Michiel Huisman, Elizabeth Reaser, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Kate Siegel, and Victoria Pedretti because the grown-up youngsters, with Carla Gugino and Henry Thomas portraying their mom and father.
The Haunting of Bly Manor will premiere in 2020 on Netflix.