An American supernatural, drama, and horror television series, The haunting of hill house, is directed and created by Mike Flanagan and is produced by Paramount Television and Amblin Television for Netflix media services.
The series is an adaptation of a novel named The Haunting of the Hill House created by Shirley Jackson.
It aired on Netflix on 12th October 2018 and is still running.
Paxton Singleton and Michiel Huisman as Steven Crain, Timothy Hutton & Henry Thomas as Hugh Crain, Carla Gugino as Olivia Crain, Lulu Wilson & Elizabeth Reaser as Shirley Crain Harris, McKenna Grace & Kate Siegel as Theodora Crain, Julian Hilliard & Oliver Jackson-Cohen as Luke Crain, Violet McGraw & Victoria Pedretti as Eleanor Crain Vance were the main cast and character crew.
Annabeth Gish, Samantha Sloyan, Anthony Ruivivar, Levy Tran, Robert Longstreet, James Lafferty, Jordane Christie, James Flanagan, Logan Medina, Catherine Parker, Olive Elise Abercrombie, Anna Enger, May Badr, Fedor Steer, Elizabeth Becka were the recurring cast members of the series.
Season one’s plot is showcased with two timelines that feature five adult siblings who experience supernatural activities at the Hill House which still haunts them in the present and the other timeline showcases flashback that depicts events of the haunting past after the family left the mansion in 1992.
The second season is announced and set to premiere in 2020 portraying a different storyline, cast, and characters titled as The Haunting of Bly Manor which is an adaptation of 1898 novel The Turn of the Screw created by Henry James.
During the summer of 1992, Hugh Crain and Olivia Crain with their five children – Shirley, Luke, Steven, Theodora, and Nell shift into the hill house for the mansion’s renovation so that they can sell it and create their own new designed house.
Due to some accidental remaining repairs, they stayed in the mansion longer and in their residence, they experienced paranormal activities. The experience results in various loss and family left the house. After 26 years, the siblings with their divorce father reunites after the tragedies. They confront each other about how they felt in that hill house and how was their experience.
Since its release, the series got nominated for various awards and even won some in the year 2019. The Haunting of Hill House series got nominated for Writers Guild of America Awards for new series, Art Directors Guild Awards for fantasy single-camera television series, and Saturn awards for several categories that include series for best streaming horror & thriller series, Carla Gugino for best actress in a streaming presentation, Timothy Hutton & Michiel Huisman for best supporting actor in a streaming presentation, and Victoria Pedretti for best supporting actress in a streaming presentation.
Apart from the above award nominations, the series has also won various awards that include Fangoria Chainsaw Awards for Best series and Saturn Awards for Best Actor in a Streaming Presentation to Henry Thomas in the same year.
The series was remarked as the best and effective ghost story of the year and is loved by many viewers. It’s filming, cinematography, storyline, characters, and cast all did the fabulous job and made the series the best one.
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