Mike Flanagan


L: Mike Flanagan at the US premiere of "Doctor Sleep" at the Regency Village Theatre. Editorial credit: Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com R: The cover of Revival. Credit: Scribner

Mike Flanagan Writing Another Stephen King Film, Adapting Revival

Mike Flanagan, who has already worked on a few different Stephen King films, is doing another. He and Trevor Macy will co-write an adaptation of King's 2014 novel Revival for Warner Bros. Pictures. The duo was responsible for last year's The Shining sequel Doctor Sleep, also for Warner Bros. Mike Flanagan will write the script […]

Doctor Strange In The Multiverse of Madness: Who Should Direct?

Doctor Strange:In The Multiverse of Madness lost its director this week. Scott Derrickson, who helmed the first film, stepped away after the age old "creative differences" popped up. It is a shame, he brought some real neat ideas to the first one. Onward and upward as they say. While Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige recently […]

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Mike Flanagan's "Halloween" Concept Featured a Female Loomis

It's always interesting when creatives who were in the running for a project speak out about what they intended to bring to a film. Lately there has been interest in different creative minds getting involved in Nightmare on Elm Street, or talk of other lashers like Scream and Friday the 13th, but director Mike Flanagan […]

"Doctor Sleep" Director Expresses Interest in "A Nightmare on Elm Street" Reboot

After the success of Doctor Sleep, it was clear that horror veteran Mike Flanagan would remain a trusted genre director. Now, with reports of a possible return for A Nightmare on Elm Street, the director has spoken out about his interest in taking a stab at the iconic franchise by horror mastermind Wes Craven. It […]

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Netflix Orders More Mike Flanagan Horror, Green Lights "Midnight Mass" to Series

Netflix sure seems to be happy to be in the Mike Flanagan horror business. After successfully collaborating on Gerald's Game and The Haunting of Hill House, they have now ordered another horror series from Flanagan and his producer Trevor Macy titled Midnight Mass. The show will run for seven episodes, and will focus on "an […]

"Haunting of Hill House" Season 2: Victoria Pedretti Cast as Lead

"Haunting of Hill House" Season 2: Victoria Pedretti Cast as Lead

Haunting of Hill House will return in 2020 with a new season, but with a familiar lead. Victoria Pedretti has been tapped as the lead in the Netflix series second season, which will be based on The Turn of the Screw by Henry James. The events will be set in Bly Manor, with Pedretti playing […]

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'Haunting of Hill House' Season 2 Coming: 'The Haunting of Bly Manor'

The Haunting of Hill House will be coming back. Announced today in a tweet from the official account, last year's excellent horror series will return to Netflix in 2020. We will be witness to The Haunting of Bly Manor. This is of course the setting for the Henry James novella The Turn of the Screw. […]

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BC Horror: 8 Things to Stream This Week For Halloween!

Horror fans: this is the week we have all been waiting for. Like many of you, I have been consuming tons and tons of spookiness since October 1st, and it will all culminate on Wednesday with Halloween. This year, there are more options than ever for your Halloween viewing, and we thought we would clue […]

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Mike Flanagan on Haunting of Hill House and All Its Secrets

In case you have not watched it yet, The Haunting of Hill House if brilliant. It may in fact be the best show of the year. Creator Mike Flanagan, over ten episodes, crafted one of the best looks at grief, family, and yes terror that we have gotten in a long time. We gushed all […]

The Haunting Of Hill House: 'X-Files' Annabeth Gish Joins Netflix Series

Looks like Hill House is getting a familiar face to haunt, with Annabeth Gish (Halt and Catch Fire, The X-Files) set for a recurring role in The Haunting of Hill House, Netflix's 10-episode re-imagining of Shirley Jackson's classic 1959 novel. Written and directed by Mike Flanagan (Ouija: Origin of Evil, Hush), details on Gish's Mrs. Dudley and […]


Netflix Goes Straight To Series For The Haunting Of Hill House

The 1959 novel The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson is getting a third adaptation soon. Twice now the book has been worked into a film called The Haunting, in 1963 and again in 1999. But this time, the property is being handled by Mike Flanagan (Occulus), Amblin TV and Paramount TV and has […]



One Too Many Cracks in This Mirror: A Review of Oculus

By Hashim Hathaway [*Warning: Spoilers below for the film!] Karen Gillan is going to be a star. Unfortunately, you're going to have to wait until the release of Guardians of the Galaxy later this summer to see the former Doctor Who companion truly shine. It's a shame her first American film, WWE Studio's Oculus, comes […]