THE highly anticipated horror series The Haunting of Bly Manor is set to creep its way onto Netflix.
With it comes some familiar faces from The Haunting of Hill House, plus some new stars.
- The best series on Netflix
- The best movies on Netflix
- New on Netflix: What to watch this week
Who is in the cast of The Haunting of Bly Manor?
From The Haunting of Hill House creator Mike Flanagan comes The Haunting of Bly Manor, which is the highly anticipated next chapter of The Haunting anthology series and has a completely brand new story.
Set in 1980s England, following an au pair’s tragic death, Henry Wingrave hires a young American nanny to care for his orphaned niece and nephew who reside at Bly Manor-but all is not as it seems.
There has been some confusion over the cast, as some are similar to The Haunting of Hill House.
However, only THREE actors are back and they are playing different characters – the rest of the cast are new, INCLUDING the children.
Victoria Pedretti as Dani Clayton
Victoria shot to fame in The Haunting of Hill House in 2018, and is back for the second series, but this time playing Dani Clayton.
Since the first series she has found success in another Netflix series, You, in which she plays Joe's new love interest, Love.
Victoria also had a small role in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
In The Haunting of Bly Manor, she plays the main role of Dani.
Her character is the new nanny at Bly Manor, who has arrived from America seeking to leave her old life behind.
Henry Thomas as Henry Wingrave
Thomas has been acting since the early ’80s and famously shot to fame playing Elliott in Steven Spielberg's E.T.
Like Victoria, he was also in The Haunting of Hill House playing a different role.
In this new series he takes on the role of the owner of Bly Manor.
Also called Henry, his character hires Dani as the new nanny of his niece and nephew.
However, he is extremely reluctant to go to the property himself and asks not to be contacted unless it is "an absolute emergency".
Oliver Jackson-Cohen as Peter Quint
The third and final actor to return to The Haunting series is Oliver.
Few details have been shared about how his character Peter Quint fits into the show's story.
You may also recognise actor Oliver as Adrian Griffin, the antagonist in Leigh Whannell's 2020 adaptation of The Invisible Man.
The English actor has had several recurring television roles including playing Lucas on Emerald City, William on The Secret River and Jonathan Harker on Dracula.
T'Nia Miller as Hannah Grose
British actress T'Nia plays Hannah Grose, the housekeeper at Bly Manor.
Before this Netflix series she was known for playing Maxine in Sex Education.
T'Nia also played Charlie Morris in the Amazon series The Feed.
You may also recognise her from Channel 4's 2015 series Banana.
Rahul Kohli as Owen
You'll recognise Rahul from iZombie.
However, his other TV parts have included a recurring voice role on Harley Quinn and two episodes on Supergirl.
Rahul is also set to star in Mike Flanagan next series, Midnight Mass.
In this series he plays the role of Owen, who is the chef at Bly, and is local to the village.
Benjamin Evan Ainsworth as Miles Wingrave
Newcomer Benjamin is just starting out in his career.
In 2018 he appeared in one episode of Emmerdale.
In 2020 he also starred in short film The Recycling Man.
In The Haunting of Bly Manor he plays Miles, one of the orphans Dani is in charge of.
Amelie Smith as Flora Wingrave
Amelie shot to fame in 2020 when she started voicing popular children’s character Peppa Pig.
The actress also appeared in several episodes of EastEnders back in early 2018.
This is her Netflix debut, and she plays Miles’ sister, Flora.
Her character got on well with her previous nanny but is also welcoming to Dani.
She also describes everything as “perfectly splendid”.
Tahirah Sharif as Miss Rebecca Jessel
The official series synopsis doesn't mention the character of Miss Rebecca Jessel, played by Tahirah, but she does appear briefly in the trailer.
However, we do know that Rebecca is the nanny who worked at Bly Manor before Dani took the job.
Before this show, the actress was known for starring in Netflix's A Christmas Prince film series.
She has also appeared on several episodes of Waterloo Road and Casualty.
Amelia Eve as Jamie
This is actress Eve’s first major role.
Before this, she appeared in one episode of sitcom Enterprice in 2018.
In The Haunting of Bly Manor she plays Jamie, the groundskeeper.
Her character has a passion for all things horticultural, while she is initially sceptical about some of the strange goings on.
When is The Haunting of Bly Manor on Netflix?
The second instalment in The Haunting anthology drops THIS FRIDAY (October 9, 2020).
You will be able to stream it from 8am on this day.
In the meantime you can watch The Haunting of Hill House now.
What’s on Netflix, Disney+ and Amazon Prime?
Looking for a new Netflix series to binge or the best movies to watch on Amazon Prime? We have you covered…
- New on Netflix: The best series and films released every day
- The best movies on Netflix to watch right now
- The best series to watch on Netflix
- The most terrifying horrors to watch on Netflix right now
- The best documentaries to watch on Netflix right now
- The best comedies to watch on Netflix right now
- The best thrillers to watch on Netflix right now
- The best kids' shows on Netflix to watch right now
- The best true crime series to watch on Netflix
- The best movies to watch on Amazon Prime
- The best series to watch on Amazon Prime
- The best series on Disney+
Source: Read Full Article