The Haunting of Hill House and Doctor Sleep director Mike Flanagan has a new Netflix horror series in the works called Midnight Mass. And today we’ve learned that The Haunting of Hill House and Halloween Kills actor Robert Longstreet has joined the cast.
Longstreet broke the news to Bloody Flicks, saying:
“2020 has me working with Mike Flanagan again on a new Netflix series called Midnight Mass. Imagine me giggling like a delighted kid when I say that because that is exactly how I feel.”
Deadline first announced the seven-episode series back in July. It centers on an isolated island community that experiences miraculous events — and frightening omens — after the arrival of a charismatic, mysterious young priest. Flanagan directs and executive produces with Trevor Macy.
Flanagan and Netflix have teamed up in the past for projects such as the Stephen King adaptation Gerald’s Game, the killer thriller Hush, and Before I Wake with Jacob Trembly.
Their next offering is the much anticipated second season of The Haunting of Hill House dubbed The Haunting of Bly Manor. It’s based on Henry James’ psychological gothic horror novella, The Turn of the Screw and is set to debut on the streaming giant sometime in 2020.