Five Directors Sign Up For ‘The Midnight Club’ On Netflix

A small-screen adaptation of Christopher Pike’s 1994 YA horror novel The Midnight Club is headed to Netflix–and the miniseries just landed five directors to lead the way.

Series creator Mike Flanagan (The Haunting of Hill HouseDoctor Sleep) is writing the show–along with Leah Fong–and is acting as executive producer. And this week he took to Twitter to announce the directorial quintet, as reported by

The slate of directors includes Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour (Black Box), Axelle Carolyn (Tales of Halloween), Viet Nguyen (Lucifer), Morgan Beggs (Smallville) and Michael Fimognari (To All the BoysAlways and Forever). Carolyn and Beggs worked with Flanagan before on his The Haunting of Bly Manor.

The Midnight Club, as explained, is set in Rotterdam House, “a hospice for terminally ill teenagers, where a group of patients begin to gather at midnight to share scary stories. The group makes a pact that whichever of them dies first will contact the others from beyond the grave.”

Heather Langenkamp (Nancy Thompson of A Nightmare on Elm Street fame) plays the “enigmatic doctor” who runs the hospice. Adia, Igby Rigney, Ruth Codd, William Chris Sumpter, Aya Furukawa, Annarah Shephard and Sauriyan Sapkota portray the members of the titular club.

The limited series–which is expected to wrap shooting in late July–will debut on Netflix later this year. No exact release date has yet been announced.

Keep reading Horror News Network for the latest on The Midnight Club on Netflix.


Thomas Tuna
Thomas A. Tuna is a comic book veteran who began his writing career back in the ’70s with Charlton Comics, contributing to such horror titles as Ghost Manor, Haunted, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves and Ghostly Haunts. Most recently, he has served as a writer and editor (with more than a smattering of horror yarns) for such comic book websites as Hyper Epics and Red Moon Features. Some of his favorite horror flicks include Jaws, Salem’s Lot, Dracula (with Frank Langella) and Blade. His favorite horror comic books? Tomb of Dracula (by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan) and Swamp Thing (by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson).

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