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The Haunting of Bly Manor 

TV-MA | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | TV Mini-Series (2020)
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After an au pair’s tragic death, Henry hires a young American nanny to care for his orphaned niece and nephew who reside at Bly Manor with the chef Owen, groundskeeper Jamie and housekeeper, Mrs. Grose.

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Mike Flanagan
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Series cast summary:
Victoria Pedretti ...  Dani Clayton 9 episodes, 2020
Oliver Jackson-Cohen ...  Peter 9 episodes, 2020
Amelia Eve ...  Jamie 9 episodes, 2020
T'Nia Miller ...  Mrs. Grose 9 episodes, 2020
Rahul Kohli ...  Owen 9 episodes, 2020
Tahirah Sharif ...  Miss Jessel / ... 9 episodes, 2020
Amelie Bea Smith ...  Flora 9 episodes, 2020
Henry Thomas ...  Henry Wingrave 9 episodes, 2020
Carla Gugino ...  The Storyteller / ... 9 episodes, 2020
Benjamin Evan Ainsworth ...  Miles 9 episodes, 2020
Calix Fraser ...  Doll Face Ghost / ... 6 episodes, 2020
Alex Essoe ...  Charlotte Wingrave 4 episodes, 2020
Liza Cosier ...  Receptionist 3 episodes, 2020
Roby Attal ...  Edmund 2 episodes, 2020
Kate Siegel ...  Viola 2 episodes, 2020
Matthew Holness ...  Dominic Wingrave 2 episodes, 2020
Pasha Ebrahimi ...  Constable 2 episodes, 2020
Katie Parker ...  Perdita Willoughby 2 episodes, 2020
Kamal Khan ...  Family Friend / ... 2 episodes, 2020
Greg Sestero ...  Fiance / ... 2 episodes, 2020
Zoë Noelle Baker ...  Isabel (5 years) / ... 2 episodes, 2020
Christie Burke ...  Bride / ... 2 episodes, 2020
Duncan Fraser ...  Father of the Bride / ... 2 episodes, 2020
Stefania Indelicato ...  Guest #2 2 episodes, 2020
Jill Morrison ...  Guest / ... 2 episodes, 2020
Thomas Nicholson ...  Bride's Brother / ... 2 episodes, 2020
Roz Murray ...  Peter's Mother / ... 2 episodes, 2020
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A young governess is hired by a man to look after his niece and nephew at their family country house after they fall into his care. Soon after arriving at the Bly estate, she begins to experience strange occurrences and a grim history starts to unravel.

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The room at the hostel Dani stays in is room 217. This is a nod to Stephen King's novel "The Shining". King was a huge fan of the first series "The Haunting of Hill House" directed by Mike Flanagan and both are known as big admirers of each other's work. Flanagan has made several King adaptations including "Doctor Sleep" (a sequel to "The Shining") and "Geralds Game". See more »

Goofs

Bly Manor has North American early 20th century push button light switches and sockets throughout the building despite being set somewhere in Essex, England. Buildings electrified in early 20th century England would have had toggle switches and round two pin sockets. By the 1980s, when the series is set, there would have been modern UK sockets and switches if the building had ever been rewired. Henry's office and Peter's flat have the correct UK switches. See more »

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Need to forget about Haunting of Hill House, it's a different beast altogether!!!
10 October 2020 | by mubarakthekingSee all my reviews

I loved this amazing show very much. I was expecting something like Haunting of Hill House, but it's very different. Later I understood that it's a love instead of a horror story and from there on I totally got lost into it. Flanagan has really done a fantastic job, but I think the marketing team messed up a little bit here. It should be marketed differently from the previous one because these two are actually two totally different genre stories.

I can't say much mostly because I am still lost in this beautiful love story and it's so freaking satisfying. I do say that the first 4 episodes could have been shorten into just 2 but it really picked up from episode 5. I also would say that I did miss the Bent -neck lady here but Episode 5 came really close. Last two episodes are real master pieces.

I really have nothing bad to say about this show... People just remember, forget about Haunting of Hill House before you watch this. It's a entirely different story.


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9 October 2020 (USA) See more »

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