September 27, 2022

Netflix has unveiled the official trailer for the upcoming supernatural thriller The Midnight Membership, from Mike Flanagan and the inventive workforce behind The Haunting of Hill Home and Midnight Mass. The ten-part miniseries premieres on October seventh.

The Midnight Membership is a long-awaited adaptation of Christopher Pike’s eponymous 1994 younger grownup novel. It stars Iman Benson (#blackAF, Alexa & Katie) as Ilonka, whose completely laid-out life plans are disrupted by a terminal thyroid most cancers analysis. In a last-ditch effort to save lots of herself, Ilonka checks into the hospice care house Brightcliffe Manor, “the place she hopes previous circumstances of miraculous recoveries will assist her.”

The logline continues, “The eight members of the Midnight Membership meet every evening at midnight to inform sinister tales — and to search for indicators of the supernatural from the past.”

Set within the Nineties, the trailer rectifies years of missed alternatives for homicide thriller film previews with its spine-chilling sync to Toadies’ “Possum Kingdom.” Because the darkish historical past of Brightcliffe unravels and sinister forces start to torment the present’s leads, the music’s “Do you wanna die?” interlude simply hits completely different whereas soundtracking a terrifying, scream-filled montage. Take a look at The Midnight Membership trailer under.

The collection was created by Flanagan and Leah Fong, who was a author and producer for 2020’s The Haunting of Bly Manor, the second installment of the previous’s Netflix horror anthology. It’s based mostly on Pike’s guide, however will apparently pull from the creator’s earlier tales as nicely. It was backed by Flanagan and Trevor Macy’s manufacturing firm, Intrepid Footage.

For Flanagan, the present stands as a reunion between the writer-director and Midnight Mass actors Zach Gilford, Samantha Sloyan, Matt Biedel, Igby Rigney, and Annarah Cymone. It additionally stars Heather Langenkamp and Aya Furukawa (The Child-Sitters Membership reboot) in addition to relative newcomers Ruth Codd, Chris Sumpter, Adia, and Sauriyan Sapkota.

Netflix launched the solid of the titular membership with a questionnaire through Tudum that requested about their private ’90s theme music, favourite horror film, and extra. Shout out to Furukawa for her alternative of Weezer’s deep lower, “I Simply Threw out the Love of My Goals.” Whether or not the precise present hits that very same nostalgic candy spot continues to be to be decided.

The Midnight Membership is cut up into 10 hour-long episodes and shall be out there for streaming on October seventh through Netflix.

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