Christopher Pike’s YA novel The Midnight Club is finally getting its Netflix adaption under the keen eye of Mike Flanagan. There have been a lot of discussions before the series even came into production. Flanagan wanted to bring the book to the screens long back. However, his hands were tied because of working on his other famous works Haunting of the Hill House, and Haunting of the Bly Manor.
The Midnight Club is an upcoming horror series. It is the creation of Mike Flanagan and Leah Fong. The series is based on a novel written by Christopher Pike. Pike is famous for his work in the horror mystery genre. He has been creating works for the young adult audience since 1985. The Midnight Club is one of them. According to the creator, Flanagan always wanted to work on this book. And now, his dream has finally come true. The upcoming show will have 10 episodes in total with a runtime of 45 minutes.
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The Midnight Club Release Date
So, Netflix’s upcoming horror drama will be making it to the digital platform in autumn. It has been seen previously, that Mike Flanagan’s works tend to release during autumn time. Thus, a September or October date was expected. The Midnight Club is premiering on October 7, 2022. The date was confirmed via a Twitter post from the official Netflix account. Finally, fans can expect another chilling series to stream. The production was wrapped up in early September 2021.
The Midnight Club Cast
The cast of The Midnight Club finds many young faces playing the characters of terminally ill patients. This includes Iman Benson and Igby Rigney. Rigney was previously seen in Blue Bloods. The list continues with Adia and Ruth Codd.
Aya Furukawa is also part of the cast members. Annarah Cymone and William Chris Sumpter are joining the group as well. Finally, Sauriyan Sapkota and Heather Langenkamp will also be seen playing major roles in the series.
The show will include many known faces as well. Haunting of the Hill House fame James Flanagan and Matt Biedel from Midnight Mass will be seen playing supporting roles. Samantha Sloyan of Midnight Mass and Hush fame will be trying out the horror genre once again with her role in The Midnight Club.
The Midnight Club Plot
The Midnight Club is based on American author Christopher Pike’s YA novel of the same name. The Netflix adaption is likely to follow the pages of the book. According to the official synopsis, the horror series will follow a group of terminally ill teenage patients. The young group assembles at night to recite horror stories to each other.
They call it The Midnight Club. This is not all as the bunch has made a pact amongst themselves. Apparently whoever dies first needs to make contact with the human world to signify that there is life beyond death. So, who will die first? Will anyone from beyond the grave ever come back? Is there life beyond death? All will be answered in the newest Netflix release.
The Midnight Club Trailer
Netflix released a short 1:13 minute long trailer of their upcoming series. The clip finds the group speaking of the souls present now and beyond. Just by the looks of it, the series gives off an eerie vibe quite similar to Flanagan’s previous works. The comments have also been positive till now. It will be interesting to see how Flanagan finesses his newest piece.
Where to watch The Midnight Club?
The upcoming horror series will be up for streams from October 7, 2022. The Midnight Club will be available on Netflix for online watching.
The fans are very excited considering Flanagan never misses. He has had a spree of excellent works such as Haunting of the Hill House and Haunting of the Bly Manor. Finally, to know more about the show, keep coming back to Latest Series.