First Looks at Mark Hamill Revealed in Mike Flannigan’s ‘Fall of the House of Usher’
Mike Flannigan’s new take on Edgar Allen Poe’s classic The Fall of the House of Usher adds fan favorite Mark Hamill to the cast.
Master of suspense Mike Flannigan has left his mark on the brains of horror fans thanks to Netflix hits like Midnight Mass and The Haunting of Hill House. His latest project started filming early last year and will arrive on streaming October 12th. His new project is a retelling of Edgar Allan Poe’s classic plus other works, including The Raven.
The main story focuses on the Usher family, whose wealth is built on the family’s pharmaceutical empire. Ruthless siblings Roderick and Madeline Usher lead the company. But when someone begins killing heirs to the family fortune, a dark mystery begins to unfold.
Mark Hamill Joins the House of Usher Cast
When the name “Mark Hamill” comes up, our first thoughts often jump immediately to science fiction–can’t imagine why. But this time, Hamill is bringing his talent to a more suspenseful tale by playing the Usher family attorney Arthur Pym.
Entertainment Weekly has revealed a first look at the loyal family servant during its fall TV preview. The attorney is gloved up and making a call on the telephone, likely to a member of the family he so dutifully serves.
The Fall of the House of Usher Cast
The show consists of 8 episodes directed by Mike Flanagan and Michael Fimognari.
The Fall of the House of Usher features familiar faces from Flanagan’s other projects. Bruce Greenwood is playing the towering patriarch of the Usher dynasty, Roderick Usher, and Mary McDonnell will play Madeline Usher.
Other cast members include Carla Gugino, Carl Lumbly, Mark Hamill, Michael Trucco, T’Nia Miller, Paola Nuñez, Henry Thomas, Kyleigh Curran, Samantha Sloyan, Rahul Kohli, Kate Siegel, Sauriyan Sapkota, Zach Gilford, Willa Fitzgerald, Katie Parker, Malcolm Goodwin, Crystal Balint, Aya Furukawa, Daniel Jun, Matt Biedel, Ruth Codd, Annabeth Gish, Igby Rigney and Robert Longstreet.
The Fall of the House of Usher will premiere on Netflix October 12th.