Netflix has announced in conjunction with Intrepid Pictures the new limited series THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER, from the works of Edgar Allan Poe. The series is the brainchild of Mike Flanagan (The Haunting of Hill House, Bly House) and Trevor Macy. They will serve as Executive Producers and Flanagan will also direct half of the episodes. The story has been filmed several times previously, most notably the 1960 Roger Corman film starring Vincent Price. Get more details below.
From The Press Release
NETFLIX AND INTREPID PICTURES ANNOUNCE NEW LIMITED SERIES “THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER”
From Executive Producers Mike Flanagan and Trevor Macy; Based on works from Edgar Allan Poe
· Netflix and Intrepid Pictures today announced a new limited series created by Mike Flanagan titled The Fall of the House of Usher, based on multiple works from Edgar Allan Poe.
· The Fall of the House of Usher marks the fifth series for Flanagan and Trevor Macy at Netflix under their Intrepid Pictures overall deal, including: the fan-beloved The Haunting of series – The Haunting of Hill House and The Haunting of Bly Manor; the recently launched and critically-lauded Midnight Mass, and the upcoming The Midnight Club.
· Format: Limited series; 8 episodes
· Creator: Mike Flanagan
· Director: Mike Flanagan and Michael Fimognari will each direct four episodes
· Executive Producers: Trevor Macy and Flanagan of Intrepid Pictures; Emmy Grinwis and Michael Fimognari.