Haunting of Hill House Creators joins Amazon after Netflix TV deal expires

The creators of recent hits such as Midnight Mass and The Ghost of Hill House have found a new home. On Thursday, reports revealed that creators Mike Flanagan and Trevor Macy have signed an exclusive multi-year overall series deal with Amazon Studios, under which their Intrepid Pictures banner creates new projects to stream exclusively on Prime Video. This comes after years of collaboration between Flanagan and Netflix, which led to a number of shows like Hill House, The Haunting of Bly Manor, Midnight Massand the recently canceled The midnight club. Flanagan has another show with Netflix, the Edgar Allan Poe-inspired one The Fall of the House of Usherwhich is expected to debut in 2023.

“Amazon is a studio we’ve admired for a long time,” Flanagan and Macy said in a statement. “Their commitment to participating in groundbreaking series and content aligns with the ethos of what we’ve built at Intrepid. We look forward to working with the entire Amazon team as we bring our brand from genre productions to the service and the bringing audiences around the world.”

“Mike and Trevor are remarkable at telling compelling, suspenseful stories that masterfully engage audiences from start to finish,” reiterated Vernon Sanders, head of global television at Amazon Studios. “We are thrilled to welcome them to Amazon Studios and look forward to letting our global customers experience their genre-bending creativity.”

What is Mike Flanagan’s next Netflix series?

Based on the work of Edgar Allen Poe, The Fall of the House of Usher follows a man invited to visit his childhood friend Roderick Usher. Usher gradually makes it clear that his twin sister Madeline has not yet been placed completely dead in the crypt. When she reappears in her blood-stained shroud, the visitor rushes to leave as the entire house splits and sinks into a lake.

Confirmed cast members in the series include Carla Gugino (Gerald’s game), Bruce Greenwood (Star Trek), Mark Hamill (Star Wars), Kate Siegel (Haunting Hill House), Mary McDonnell (Battlestar Galactica) as Madeline Usher, Zach Gilford (The Purge: Anarchy), Paola Nunez (Bad boys for life), Annabeth Gish (Midnight Mass), Malcolm Goodwin (Reacher), Rahul Kohli (iZombie), Samantha Sloyan (Midnight Mass), JayR Tinaco (Another life, space force), Willa Fitzgerald (Reacher) and Robert Longstreet (Haunting of Hill House, Midnight Mass).

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