Although the history of The Curse of Hill House was closed with its first season, Netflix has seen a possible reef which was one of its greatest hits in 2018 both public and critics and four months after its release has announced that the series will have its second season and will thus become in an anthology that will tell a different story each season.
For the new round of chapters, the online platform will again feature Mike Flanagan as director and executive producer, as well as Trevor Macy as producer. The two have signed an agreement with Netflix to develop and produce new series exclusively. The first project resulting from this agreement is this new delivery of The Curse of Hill House, that now happens to become the anthology The curse (The Haunting in its original version).
While the initial season was based on Shirley Jackson's gothic horror novel of the same title, the new installment will be titled The Curse of Bly Manor, name that refers to the mansion where the protagonists of the horror novel Henry James lived Another twist, published in 1898. In it, a young governess, the narrator of the story, comes to take care of two orphaned children in an old Victorian mansion, a job that will be more complicated than it seemed at first because of the traumas suffered by the children for their recent past and lived with their previous governess.
Little else is known about this new installment of the horror series. But it is confirmed that none of the original protagonists will return for the new episodes. The first season told the story of a family with five children with two timelines: the present that showed the traumas that dragged the brothers, and the past in the disturbing mansion of Hill House. The result was a drama with dyes of terror praised by critics and audiences.