A horror series that promises to thrill Netflix subscribers.
Meet the Usher family! Rich, powerful, monstrous. There is the patriarch Roderick and his sister Madeline, played by Bruce Greenwood And Mary McDonnell. There are their vile children and other nieces and nephews. A gallery of awful people, who will be overtaken by destiny. Karma. And a woman who knows all their dark secrets and who is going to make them pay, one after the other. The new series of Mike Flanagan – creator of Hill House and Midnight Oaths – promises to be sinisterly enjoyable. The trailer even teases a massacre game that will lead… to The Fall of the House of Usher :
Limited series in eight episodes, it will also bring together in the cast Carla Gugino, Mark Hamill, Carl Lumbly, Malcolm Goodwin, Paola Nuñez, as well as several actors who appeared in The Haunting of Hill House and Bly Manor, and Midnight Mass and/or Midnight Club: Aya Furukawa, Ruth Codd, Sauriyan Sapkota, Rahul Kohli, Henry Thomas, T’Nia Miller, Samantha Sloyan, Kate Siegel, Zach Gilford, Katie Parker, Michael Trucco, Crystal Balint, Matt Biedel, Igby Rigney, Robert Longstreet and Annabeth Gish.
This latest horrific creation from Mike Flanagan for Netflix is based on several works by Edgar Allan Poe. “The Ushers built a pharmaceutical empire. But dark secrets emerge when the dynasty’s heirs begin to die at the hands of a mysterious woman from their past.” summarizes the synopsis.
Mike Flanagan and Michael Fimognari each directed four episodes. Flanagan wrote all the scripts. Released October 12 on Netflix.