Midnight Mass Production

Back in August, Doctor Sleep director and The Haunting of Hill House creator Mike Flanagan got back behind the camera to begin production on his new Netflix horror series Midnight Mass. It was the first American series to start production in Vancouver during the coronavirus pandemic, and unlike some movies and TV shows that started back up in the middle of this mess, the production had an uninterrupted 83-day shoot that was free of COVID-19 scares.

So, how did they do it? Flanagan has shared his experience and it’s illuminating.  Read More »

midnight mass production

Mike Flanagan is headed back to work. The filmmaker has begun production on his new Netflix horror series Midnight Mass, making it the latest production to start shooting during the pandemic. The series will reunite Flanagan with several cast members of The Haunting of Hill House and the upcoming The Haunting of Bly Manor.

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midnight mass cast

Mike Flanagan is sticking with some familiar faces for Midnight Mass, his new Netflix horror series. Kate Siegel, who appeared on Flanagan’s The Haunting of Hill House (and is also married to the filmmaker) has joined the Midnight Mass cast, along with Zach Gilford (Friday Night Lights) and Hamish Linklater (Legion). Hill House alumnus Annabeth Gish and Henry Thomas are also on board, along with Alex Essoe and Robert Longstreet, who both appeared in Flanagan’s Doctor Sleep. See the full Midnight Mass cast line-up below.

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midnight mass

Having already frightened Netflix viewers once with The Haunting of Hill House, Mike Flanagan and Trevor Macy are ready to do it all over again. The team are working on a new Netflix horror series, Midnight Mass. This show is the result of multi-year TV deal Netflix signed with Flanagan and Macy – a deal that also includes the second season of Hill House, titled The Haunting of Bly Manor.

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I never thought we’d see the likes of Patton Oswalt on Caprica, but now that we’ve learned that he’s landed a recurring role I can’t say I’m too surprised. Oswalt has never been shy about his geekiness—a tendency which was evident in Ratatouille and his stand up routine (check out his great Wired interview on Geeks vs. Nerds)—so it’s no real shock that he’s managed to get himself into one of the best sci-fi universes out there. He was also on Dollhouse last season, so this won’t be his first sci-fi endeavor either.

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