Netflix has released a new trailer for The Haunting of Bly Manor, the next installment in The Haunting of Hill House creator Mike Flanagan’s anthology series.
Set in 1980s England, Bly Manor is inspired by Henry James’ psychological gothic horror novella The Turn of the Screw, which takes place almost entirely in an old country mansion. There, two young orphans are looked after by a young governess by whom most of the story is narrated by.
The logline: After an au pair’s tragic death, Henry Wingrave (Henry Thomas) hires a young American nanny (Victoria Pedretti) to care for his orphaned niece and nephew (Amelie Bea Smith, Benjamin Evan Ainsworth) who reside at Bly Manor with the estate’s chef Owen (Rahul Kohli), groundskeeper Jamie (Amelia Eve) and housekeeper, Mrs. Grose (T’Nia Miller). But all is not as it seems at the manor, and centuries of dark secrets of love and loss are waiting to be unearthed in this chilling gothic romance. At Bly Manor, dead doesn’t mean gone.
“The people here, they’re born here, they die here,” warns Rahul Kohli, who portrays the manor’s on-site chef Owen, in the trailer.
Produced by Trevor Macy, the ensemble drama also stars Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Kate Siegel, and Tahirah Sharif. The series is executive produced by Flanagan and Macy for Intrepid Pictures, along with Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey for Amblin Television.
The Haunting of Bly Manor premieres October 9 on Netflix.
Watch the trailer above.
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