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Is ‘The Haunting of Bly Manor’ a Continuation of ‘The Haunting of Hill House’?

In case you had been terrified by Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill Home, then put together your self to discover one more mansion of horror with The Haunting of Bly Manor. Following up his first horror sequence, creator Mike Flanagan is once more taking on the duty of scaring the bejeezus out of audiences, this time with an adaptation of the Henry James novel The Flip of the Screw. 

Whereas the story of The Haunting of Bly Manor doesn’t look like associated to The Haunting of Hill Home, the brand new sequence does use among the identical forged members. This has many followers asking if the brand new present is a sequel to Hill House or whether or not the characters are new to the Crain household. Hold scrolling to search out out.

Is ‘The Haunting of Bly Manor’ a sequel?

Technically, The Haunting of Bly Manor is a follow-up to 2018’s The Haunting of Hill Home, with a lot of the identical forged and inventive workforce returning to the sequence. Nevertheless, the narratives of the 2 sequence should not related. 

The Haunting of Hill Home was tailored from Shirley Jackson’s 1959 horror novel of the identical title. The Haunting of Bly Manor, however, takes inspiration from Henry James’ well-known Gothic-Romance traditional The Flip of the Screw, in addition to from different Henry James ghost tales. 

The sequence will probably be set within the late 1980s and inform the story a few younger American au pair who arrives at Bly Manor to take care of two kids, the niece and nephew of the person who employed her. However after arriving on the grand property, Bly Manor’s new governess begins to see those who nobody else appears to see, just like the useless mother and father of the youngsters she takes care of, in addition to the earlier governess who drowned in a close-by lake.

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Which members of the forged from ‘The Haunting of Hill Home’ will return for ‘The Haunting of Bly Manor’?

Numerous forged members who performed the Crain household will return to The Haunting of Bly Manor, however as contemporary new characters. Victoria Pedretti (You, As soon as Upon a Time in Hollywood), who stood out in her position as Nell Crain in Hill Home, returns to as soon as once more play the lead in The Haunting of Bly Manor, American au pair Dani Clayton.

Henry Thomas, who performed Hugh Crain in Hill Home, additionally returns, this time as Henry Wingrave, the person who hires Dani to take care of his niece and nephew. The kids are performed by younger stars Benjamin Evan Ainsworth and Amelie Smith (who weren’t in Hill Home).

Oliver Jackson-Cohen, who performed Luke Crain, and Kate Siegel, who gained the hearts of followers along with her acerbic one-liners as Theodora Crain, may even be a part of the remainder of the forged at Bly Manor. Catherine Parker, who appeared as ghost Poppy Hill within the first season, will reappear as properly. 

There are additionally lots of new, but acquainted faces that may seem within the forged of Bly Manor, like T’Nia Miller from HBO’s Years and Years, and Rahul Kohli of CW’s Supergirl. Newcomer Amelia Eve may even be a part of the forged.

Stream The Haunting of Bly Manor on Netflix Oct. 9.

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