The Fall of the House of Usher is an upcoming gothic horror miniseries. It is based on the short story, ‘The Fall of the House of Usher’ by Edgar Allan Poe. In October 2021, Netflix announced that Mike Flanagan was developing a new miniseries. The show is based on a similar genre to ‘Abducted by My Teacher’, ‘Panic’, and ‘The Killing Vote’.
The horror drama follows the life of the CEO of a corrupt pharmaceutical company, whose children begin to die in mysterious and brutal ways. He realizes that his shady past is the reason for this, and he must make amends. The miniseries is directed by Mike Flanagan. Here’s everything you need to know about The Fall of the House of Usher.
The Fall of the House of Usher: Release Date
The miniseries is being produced by Intrepid Pictures. The Fall of the House of Usher is all set to release on October 12, 2023, on Netflix. Director Mike Flanagan has also produced shows like ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ and ‘The Midnight Club’.
All 8 episodes of The Fall of the House of Usher will be released simultaneously.
What to Expect in The Fall of the House of Usher?
No official plot or synopsis is available for the miniseries. It is based on the 1839 short story by Edgar Allan Poe, but we do expect a modern twist for it. In an interview with Netflix, Carla Gugino talks more about the miniseries.
“It has quite a lot of very dark humor, but also really touches the soul. There is a fantastical supernatural element to the story, and she is the manifestation of that, You could say she’s the executor of fate or the executor of karma,” said Gugino.
The Fall of the House of Usher: Cast
The cast of the miniseries is filled with Hollywood A-listers. Here’s a look at all the actors and actresses, along with the roles they are playing in the miniseries.
- Carla Gugino as Verna
- Bruce Greenwood as Roderick Usher
- Zach Gilford as Young Roderick Usher
- Mary McDonell as Madeline Usher
- Willa Fitzgerald as Young Madeline Usher
- Carl Lumbly as C. Auguste Dupin
- Malcolm Goodwin as Young C. Auguste Dupin
- Samantha Sloyan as Tamerlane Usher
The Fall of the House of Usher: Trailer
No official trailer is out, but Netflix has released a teaser for the show. The Fall of the House of Usher is all set to release on Netflix on October 12, 2023.
Source – Netflix Tudum