With Mike Flanagan’s (The Haunting of Hill House, Doctor Sleep) adaptation of Christopher Pike‘s 1994 novel The Midnight Club currently filming for Netflix, the studio has announced five new additional cast members to its roster.
According to Deadline, Iman Benson (Alexa & Katie), Larsen Thompson (Boléro) William B. Davis (The X-Files), Crystal Balint (The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco) and Patricia Drake (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants) have all joined the cast of the upcoming Netflix horror series.
The cast for The Midnight Club also 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.
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.
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.