Henry Thomas (E.T.
The as-yet-untitled show has received straight-to-series order from the streaming service, and is set to be directed by Mike Flanagan (Ouija: Origin of Evil, Oculus, Hush) for Paramount TV and Steven Spielberg’s Amblin TV. Although details are scarce at present, it is said that the series will draw from the original ghost story whilst expanding on its mythology.
Flanagan’s next film, the Stephen King adaptation Gerald’s Game, is expected to arrive on Netflix later this year, and also features Thomas and Flanagan’s wife Kate Siegel.
The Haunting of Hill House has twice been adapted for the screen with feature film versions in 1963 and 1999; the latter, titled The Haunting, starred Liam Neeson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Owen Wilson and Lili Taylor.