Following on from the announcements that both Victoria Pedretti and Oliver Jackson-Cohen will return for “The Haunting of Bly Manor”, fellow “The Haunting of Hill House” star Henry Thomas will also star in the sequel series. Thomas, who played the younger version of the father Hugh Crain in “…Hill House”, will play an as-yet unknown part in the sequel. The new series, part of an anthology, is based on Henry James’ novel “The Turn Of The Screw”.
Carla Gugino, who played the mother Olivia Crain is also said to be in talks to be involved in the second series. Celebrated horror director Mike Flanagan will return and the show is scheduled to be released in 2020. “Turn of The Screw” is set in a country mansion in Essex, UK where the governess believes the building is haunted while she’s also looking after two children.