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Netflix ‘Haunting of Bly Manor’ cast: ‘Hill House’ actors returning

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Netflix’s “The Haunting of Bly Manor” is filling out its cast with “The Haunting of Hill House” alumni.

“Bly Manor,” a sequel season to Netflix’s 2018 hit horror anthology “The Haunting of Hill House,” has recruited familiar faces as it prepares for release next year. Director Mike Flanagan is also returning for the follow-up as part of his multiyear TV deal with Netflix, along with producing partner Trevor Macy.

The returning actors will play new characters, similar to FX’s “American Horror Story.”

“Hill House” was a loose adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s 1959 book of the same name. “Bly Manor” is inspired by Henry James’ 1898 novella, “The Turn of the Screw,” as well as other works from James.

“We’re looking at all the ghost stories of Henry James as the jumping-off point for the season, so it very much is a whole new deal,” Flanagan told Birth.Movies.Death. earlier this month. “It’s a cool way to expand on some of the things I loved about season one, but within the framework of a new story, without having to be restrained by the decisions we made last time.”

Flanagan added that he thinks “Bly Manor” is “much scarier than season one.”

Below are the four “The Haunting of Hill House’ actors that have joined “The Haunting of Bly Manor”:

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