Netflix has dropped an official trailer for The Midnight Club, Mike Flanagan’s next horror drama centered on a group of sick children as they discover a haunting mystery surrounding their hospice. The series will be available for streaming on October 7.
The Midnight Club The trailer begins with a teenage girl whose bright future is suddenly turned upside down after she is diagnosed with thyroid cancer. She enters Brightcliffe Hospice, where she befriends other terminally ill teenagers who spend their time telling each other ghost stories. The video also gives us our first look at horror royalty Heather Langenkamp as Dr. Georgina Stanton.
Based on Christopher Pike’s 1994 novel, The Midnight Club takes place in the Rotterdam Home, a hospice for terminally ill teenagers, where a group of patients begin gathering at midnight to share scary stories. The group make a pact, swearing that whoever dies first will contact the others from beyond the grave.
The limited series will star horror icon Heather Langenkamp (A Nightmare on Elm Street movie) as she plays the role of an enigmatic doctor who runs a hospice. Joining her are Adia, Igby Rigney, Ruth Codd, William Chris Sumpter, Aya Furukawa, Annarah Shephard and Sauriyan Sapkota, who will all portray “the titular club of terminally ill young adults.” It will also feature Zach Gilford, Iman Benson, Larsen Thompson, Matt Biedel, Crystal Balint, William B. Davis, Crystal Balint and Patricia Drake.
The Midnight Club the series is created and executive produced by Mike Flanagan, who also serves as showrunner. Executive producers are Leah Fong, Julia Bicknell and Trevor Macy.
This marks Flanagan’s latest collaboration with Netflix after working together on The Haunting of Hill House, The Ghost of Bly Manorand Midnight mass. He is currently in production on his fifth horror project for the streamer, which is The Fall of the House of Usher.