Following the recent release of three supernatural mini-series The Haunting of Hill House, The Haunting of Bly Manor and Midnight Mass, Mike Flanagan is back with another horror mystery thriller in The Midnight Club.
Based on the bestselling novel by Christopher Pike, The Midnight Club will be Flanagan’s fifth Netflix original series.
After the huge success of Flanagan’s Midnight Mass while fans were waiting for the second season of Midnight Mass, the director clarified that it is a limited series with an independent plot, which means that there will be no second season of Midnight Mass will give.
Instead, Netflix has announced a fourth limited series called The Midnight Club. No wonder fans are happy and wondering about the release date and other updates. So, here’s what we know so far!
Flanagan is the showrunner and one of the co-executive producers (along with Trevor Macy) of the show.
The story of The Midnight Club revolves around a group of seven seriously ill young adults living in the Rotterdam Nursing Hospital, run by an enigmatic doctor. They meet every midnight to tell scary stories. One night, they promise that the first to surrender to their illness will be responsible for communicating with the others beyond the grave. After one of them dies, bizarre events begin.
The horror series stars Iman Benson, Adia, Igby Rigney, Ruth Codd, Aya Furukawa, Annarah Shephard, William Chris Sumpter, Sauriyan Sapkota as the titular patient and Heather Langenkamp as the enigmatic doctor who runs the Rotterdam Home hospice.
It has been confirmed that The Midnight Club will have ten episodes in total. Running times are yet to be confirmed, but could range from 45 to 60 minutes.
Filming for The Midnight Club was scheduled to begin on March 15, 2021 in British Columbia, Canada. Flanagan tweeted the clapper seen below alongside the caption, “And we’re gone!” Filming continued throughout the summer of 2021, with many cast members sharing Instagram stories and posts from their time off set.
The cast of The Midnight Club hangs out 🧡 via Sauriyan Sapkota’s Instagram. pic.twitter.com/oPbMnPGfHl
— Mike Flanagan Source (@flanagansource) June 9, 2021
Production concluded on September 10, 2021. The release date for is yet to be announced; however, Mike Flanagan’s official site states that the series is due in 2022.
Stay tuned for more miniseries updates!
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