The Haunting of Bly Manor season 3: Release date, cast and everything we know

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Victoria Pedretti in The Haunting of Bly Manor.


In case you’ve binged Netflix’s The Haunting of Bly Manor and The Haunting of Hill House, you are most likely eager to wrap your self in one other superbly tragic horror.

Whereas it is early days for any updates on the following “season” of the anthology, we all know what showrunner Mike Flanagan is presently engaged on, plus the present’s renewal standing at Netflix.

This is every part we all know concerning the third instalment of the Haunting anthology.

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Oliver Jackson-Cohen in Bly Manor.


Launch date

Flanagan confirmed to Entertainment Weekly on Oct. 12 that season Three is not in energetic improvement but.

Put together to be affected person: It took two years for Bly Manor to reach after Hill Home in 2018 and, judging by Flanagan’s hectic schedule, it would take even longer for the following instalment.

Flanagan tweeted in August the primary day of manufacturing on his present Netflix undertaking, Midnight Mass, had kicked off. The horror sequence set in an remoted island group is prone to hit Netflix in 2021 and can characteristic Kate Siegel, who performed Theo and Viola in Hill Home and Bly Manor.

However at the very least that’ll tide you over till Flanagan’s subsequent undertaking: Revival, a Warner Bros. adaptation of the Stephen King novel by the same name. It is perhaps even darker, with themes like dependancy and the afterlife. There is not any manufacturing begin date but, nevertheless it’ll seemingly start someday in 2021 after Flanagan wraps Midnight Mass.

Flanagan has a take care of Netflix to develop a number of tasks, so a 3rd instalment of Haunting must be on its method. However manufacturing might begin as late as 2022.

The timing might additionally rely upon Flanagan’s directing duties. Whereas Flanagan is directing all episodes of Midnight Mass, it hasn’t been introduced but whether or not he’ll direct Revival in 2021. If he chooses to not, that may free him as much as get began on season Three of the Haunting.

We are able to additionally add his directing involvement in season Three to the timing hypothesis: Flanagan directed all episodes of Hill Home, however solely the primary of Bly Manor.

Season Three Netflix renewal standing

As of Oct. 11, the official Netflix renewal status for season Three of the Haunting is: Pending.

This is not trigger for panic: Netflix renewed The Haunting of Hill Home 4 months after its launch, plus Bly Manor has been topping Netflix’s US most-watched shows charts.


Au pair Dani Clayton in Bly Manor, based mostly on The Flip of The Screw.


What is going to season Three be based mostly on?

Every instalment of the Haunting anthology is a reimagining of a well-known ghost story. Hill Home drew from Shirley Jackson’s 1959 novel The Haunting of Hill Home and Bly Manor relies on Henry James ghost tales together with 1898 novella The Flip of The Screw.

What ghost story will Flanagan adapt subsequent? He would not know but, however identical to with the primary two instalments, he’ll proceed to discover what it means to be a ghost.

“A ghost is an influence from the previous on the current in each ghost story,” Flanagan told EW in October. “That is all it truly is, regardless of the way you costume it up. A ghost is solely a component of the previous that refuses to dwell up to now and as an alternative simply encroaches upon the current that it alters the current. It modifications the trajectory of the one that’s experiencing that little piece of the previous… That hyperlink between reminiscence and ghosts and between ghosts and the previous, that’s the lifeblood of the present.”

“I really feel like there is not any scarcity of ghosts on the earth for all of us,” he continued. “So, if we might discover some frequent language with which to speak about them, then that is one thing we at all times aspire to do that season or past, if that is the way in which it goes.”


The Crain household in The Haunting of Hill Home.



If the Haunting anthology takes the American Horror Story route, it will hold reusing solid members for various roles in every season’s unconnected story.

Victoria Pedretti, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Carla Gugino, Kate Siegel and Henry Thomas all performed roles in each Hill Home and Bly Manor, so there is a respectable probability Flanagan will proceed to collaborate with them.

Nevertheless it’s nonetheless too early to say.

“I do not actually know something about future seasons,” Pedretti, who performed Hill Home’s Nell and Bly Manor’s au pair Dani Clayton, told The Wrap in October.

Jackson-Cohen, who performed Hill Home’s Luke and Bly Manor’s Peter Quint, mentioned he’d be eager to work with Flanagan once more.

“I believe that it is a type of the place, if Bly Manor does effectively, then I am certain conversations will occur with Netflix,” he instructed The Wrap. “Nevertheless it’s fully as much as Mike and completely as much as what concepts he is bought up his sleeve. However I believe all of us would positively collaborate and work with him once more, if the chance arose. However there’s genuinely nothing concrete as of now.”

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Jennifer Bisset