You guessed it. The HAUNTING OF BLY MANOR, a new chapter in the Haunting series based on the works of Henry James, is coming in 2020. pic.twitter.com/nvhRBEfH2E— The Haunting of Hill House (@haunting) February 21, 2019
As if one season of paranormal family drama wasn’t enough, The Haunting of Hill House is officially coming back for more.
Netflix just renewed the horror series (a reinterpretation of the classic Shirley Jackson novel) for a second season, with one tiny plot twist: new house, new family.
The streaming service revealed in a tweet that the series is now an anthology, simply titled The Haunting. Season two will be called The Haunting of Bly Manor, based on Henry James’s 1898 novella The Turn of the Screw. Creator Mike Flanagan and executive producer Trevor Macy are on board as part of a multiyear deal with Netflix.
Considering season one left the Crain family pretty much beyond all help, we don’t expect to see them make any surprise cameos in Bly Manor. (And Nell will be busy haunting Penn Badgley, anyway). But it’s always possible that cast members from Hill House could return in new roles, à la that other horror anthology American Horror Story.
Expect the next season to drop sometime in 2020. Fingers crossed it’s the year’s scariest thing.