Mike Flanagan, the creator of The Haunting of Hill House, The Haunting of Bly Manor, and director of Doctor Sleep, has announced that filming has started on his adaptation of Christopher Pike‘s 1994 novel The Midnight Club for Netflix.
— Mike Flanagan (@flanaganfilm) March 15, 2021
The Midnight Club takes place at Rotterdam Home, a hospice for terminally ill teenagers and follows a group of patients who begin to gather together at midnight to share scary stories. However, they eventually make a pact that whichever of them dies first will contact the others from beyond the grave.
The cast for The Midnight Club includes Adia, Igby Rigney, Ruth Codd, William Chris Sumpter, Aya Furukawa, Annarah Shephard, Sauriyan Sapkota, Zach Gilford, Samantha Sloyan, Matt Biedel, and A Nightmare on Elm Street legend Heather Langenkamp.
Mike Flanagan will serve as co-creator on The Midnight Club series alongside Leah Fong (Once Upon a Time). Both Flanagan and Fong will also executive produce, along with Julia Bicknell via Intrepid Pictures along with Intrepid’s Trevor Macy. The series will be written by Elan Gale, James Flanagan, and Chinaka Hodge.