The Midnight Club

American horror television series

The Midnight Club
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Genre
  • Horror
  • Mystery-thriller
Created by
  • Mike Flanagan
  • Leah Fong
Based onThe Midnight Club
by Christopher Pike
Starring
  • Iman Benson
  • Adia
  • Igby Rigney
  • Ruth Codd
  • Aya Furukawa
  • Annarah Shephard
  • William Chris Sumpter
  • Sauriyan Sapkota
  • Heather Langenkamp
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Production
Executive producers
  • Mike Flanagan
  • Leah Fong
  • Trevor Macy
  • Julia Bicknell
  • Christopher Pike
Production companyIntrepid Pictures
DistributorNetflix Streaming Services
Release
Original networkNetflix
Picture format
  • 4K (Ultra HD)
  • High dynamic range

The Midnight Club is an upcoming American horror mystery-thriller streaming television series created by Mike Flanagan and Leah Fong, with Flanagan serving as showrunner and executive producer along with Trevor Macy. An adaptation of the 1994 novel of the same name by Christopher Pike, the series follows eight hospice patients who meet up each midnight to tell sinister stories.[1]

It stars Iman Benson, Adia, Igby Rigney, Ruth Codd, Aya Furukawa, Annarah Shephard, William Chris Sumpter, and Sauriyan Sapkota as the titular patients. Heather Langenkamp,[2] Zach Gilford, Matt Biedel, and Samantha Sloyan have recurring roles.[3][4]

The Midnight Club is scheduled to premiere on Netflix on October 7, 2022.[5]

Overview

A group of seven close terminally ill young adults resides in the Rotterdam Home hospice run by an enigmatic doctor. They meet at midnight every night to tell each other scary stories. One night they make a pact that the first one to succumb to their disease is responsible for communicating with the others from beyond the grave. After one of them dies, bizarre occurrences begin.[6]

Cast

Main

  • Iman Benson
  • Adia
  • Igby Rigney
  • Ruth Codd
  • Aya Furukawa
  • Annarah Cymone
  • William Chris Sumpter
  • Sauriyan Sapkota
  • Heather Langenkamp as the enigmatic doctor who runs the hospice for young adults

Recurring

Episodes

No.Title [9]Directed by [9]Teleplay by [10]Original release date [5]
1"The Final Chapter"Mike FlanaganMike Flanagan and Leah FongOctober 7, 2022 (2022-10-07)
2"The Two Danas"Mike FlanaganLeah Fong & Julia Bicknell and Mike FlanaganOctober 7, 2022 (2022-10-07)
3"The Wicked Heart"Michael FimognariElan Gale and Mike FlanaganOctober 7, 2022 (2022-10-07)
4"Gimme a Kiss"Michael FimognariJames Flanagan and Mike FlanaganOctober 7, 2022 (2022-10-07)
5"See You Later"Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour Jr.Julia Bicknell and Mike FlanaganOctober 7, 2022 (2022-10-07)
6"Witch"Axelle CarolynChinaka Hodge and Mike FlanaganOctober 7, 2022 (2022-10-07)
7"Anya"Axelle CarolynJames FlanaganOctober 7, 2022 (2022-10-07)
8"Road to Nowhere"Viet NguyenJulia Bicknell and Mike FlanaganOctober 7, 2022 (2022-10-07)
9"The Eternal Enemy"Viet NguyenElan Gale and Mike FlanaganOctober 7, 2022 (2022-10-07)
10"Midnight"Morgan BeggsMike Flanagan and Leah FongOctober 7, 2022 (2022-10-07)

Production

Development

In May 2020, it was announced an adaptation of Christopher Pike's young adult novel The Midnight Club would be created for Netflix by Mike Flanagan and Leah Fong.[11]

Casting

Flanagan confirmed the cast in a series of tweets on Twitter: Adia, Igby Rigney, Ruth Codd, Aya Furukawa, Annarah Shephard, William Chris Sumpter, Sauriyan Sapkota as the titular cast, and Heather Langenkamp as the doctor presiding over the hospice of the terminally ill. Zach Gilford and Matt Biedel, and recurring Flanagan collaborator Samantha Sloyan will appear in recurring roles.[12][13] In April 2021, Iman Benson, Larsen Thompson, William B. Davis, Crystal Balint, and Patricia Drak joined the cast.[14]

Filming

The project began production on March 15, 2021, in Burnaby, British Columbia, and was planned to conclude on September 8, 2021, but actually finished production on September 10.[15][16][17] The first two episodes of the series are directed by Flanagan, and other episodes in the season were helmed by directors Axelle Carolyn, Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour, Michael Fimognari, Morgan Beggs, and Viet Nguyen.[18]

Release

The Midnight Club is scheduled to be released on Netflix on October 7, 2022.[5]

References

  1. ^ Petski, Denise. "'The Midnight Club': Netflix Horror Series From Mike Flanagan & Trevor Macy's Intrepid Pictures & Leah Fong Sets Cast". Deadline. Retrieved February 2, 2021.
  2. ^ Scott, Ryan. "Netflix's The Midnight Club Cast Announced, Including Elm Street Icon Heather Langenkamp". MovieWeb. Retrieved February 3, 2021.
  3. ^ a b c d Reimann, Tom. "Mike Flanagan Reveals Cast of 'The Midnight Club' Netflix Series, Including a Horror Fan-Favorite". Collider. Retrieved February 2, 2021.
  4. ^ Zorrilla, Mónica Marie. "Netflix's 'The Midnight Club' Series Adaptation Sets Cast". Variety. Retrieved February 2, 2021.
  5. ^ a b c Nemetz, Dave (June 6, 2022). "The Midnight Club, From Hill House Creator, Gets Release Date at Netflix — Plus, Watch a Spooky Teaser". TVLine. Retrieved June 6, 2022.
  6. ^ Venable, Nick. "Haunting Of Bly Manor Creator's New Netflix Horror Show Has Cast An Elm Street Legend And More". Cinema Blend. Retrieved February 3, 2021.
  7. ^ Roots, Kimberly. "The Haunting of Hill House EPs to Adapt The Midnight Club at Netflix: Zach Gilford, Classic Horror Vet Join Cast". TVLine. Retrieved February 2, 2021.
  8. ^ "Rahul Kohli's Character in Netflix's Midnight Club Revealed". gizmodo.com. Retrieved September 3, 2022.
  9. ^ a b Moore, Kasey (September 26, 2022). "'The Midnight Club' Netflix Series Episode Titles Revealed". What's On Netflix.
  10. ^ "The Midnight Club (2021-2022)". Writers Guild of America West. January 13, 2022. Retrieved April 27, 2022.
  11. ^ Otterson, Joseph. "'The Haunting of Bly Manor' Team to Adapt 'Midnight Club' as Netflix Series (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved February 2, 2021.
  12. ^ Perry, Spencer. "Mike Flanagan Announces Cast for Netflix's The Midnight Club Series Adaptation". comicbook. Retrieved February 3, 2021.
  13. ^ Hemmert, Kylie. "Mike Flanagan Announces Cast for Netflix's The Midnight Club Series Adaptation". comingsoon.net. Retrieved February 3, 2021.
  14. ^ Petski, Denise (April 13, 2021). "'The Midnight Club': Iman Benson, William B. Davis Among Five Added To Cast Of Netflix Horror Series Adaptation". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 13, 2021.
  15. ^ "DGC BC Production List" (PDF). Directors Guild of Canada. March 5, 2021. Archived (PDF) from the original on March 6, 2021. Retrieved March 6, 2021.
  16. ^ John, Squires (March 16, 2021). "Filming Has Begun on Mike Flanagan and Leah Fong's Netflix Series "The Midnight Club"". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved March 17, 2021.
  17. ^ Robinson, Jacob (September 24, 2021). "'The Midnight Club' Mike Flanagan Series: Everything We Know So Far". What's on Netflix. Retrieved September 27, 2021.
  18. ^ Mike Flanagan [@flanaganfilm] (June 13, 2021). "Honored to announce the other filmmakers helming eps of THE MIDNIGHT CLUB. Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour, Axelle Carolyn, Viet Nguyen, Morgan Beggs, and my dear friend Michael Fimognari will all direct episodes. I'm grateful and lucky to collaborate with such terrific artists" (Tweet) – via Twitter.

External links

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