The Haunting of Bly Manor, a spiritual successor to 2018’s The Haunting of Hill House, finally has a premiere date, and a brand new teaser trailer.
The anthology series returns on Friday, October 9 on Netflix, and will see the return of most of the cast from Hill House, albeit in a collection of different roles.
Season 2 stars on-screen family Victoria Pedretti (Nell in season one) Henry Thomas (Hugh in season one), Oliver Jackson-Cohen (Luke in season one ), Kate Siegel (Theo in season one), and Catherine Parker (creepy Hill House resident Poppy in season one), in addition to T’Nia Miller, Rahul Kohli, Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, Amelie Smith and Amelia Eve.
Bly Manor is loosely based on the Henry James gothic novella The Turn of the Screw, but will also borrow from other James works over the course of the show’s second season.
As before, the new season will revolve around a house — Bly Manor — and the lives of its inhabitants, both living and dead.
Set in 1980s England. After an au pair’s tragic death, Henry Wingrave (Henry Thomas) hires a young American nanny, Dani (Victoria Pedretti), to care for his orphaned niece and nephew (Amelie Bea Smith, Benjamin Evan Ainsworth) who reside at Bly Manor with the estate’s chef Owen (Rahul Kohli), groundskeeper Jamie (Amelia Eve) and housekeeper, Mrs. Grose (T’Nia Miller). But all is not as it seems at the manor, and centuries of dark secrets of love and loss are waiting to be unearthed in this chilling gothic romance. At Bly Manor, dead doesn’t mean gone.
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The latest teaser trailer and a collection of stills from the first 6 episodes, courtesy of Netflix, follow below.