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By published 13 December 21
Rahul Kohli is just one of 20 new cast members joining Flanagan’s new Netflix show
Mike Flanagan’s next Netflix series, The Fall of the House of Usher, has added 20 new cast members, including frequent collaborator Rahul Kohli.
Kohli previously played Owen Sharma in The Haunting of Bly Manor and Sheriff Hassan in Midnight Mass.
Samantha Sloyan, Henry Thomas, T’Nia Miller, Kate Siegel, Sauriyan Sapkota, Zach Gilford, Katie Parker, Michael Trucco, Malcolm Goodwin, Crystal Balint, Kyleigh Curran, Paola Nuñez, Aya Furukawa, Matt Biedel, Daniel Jun, Ruth Codd, Robert Longstreet, Annabeth Gish, and Igby Rigney have also been cast. All except Goodwin, Nuñez, and Jun have worked with Flanagan before.
Based on the 1839 short story by Edgar Allan Poe, the original tale follows an unnamed narrator who arrives at the House of Usher after hearing that a mysterious illness has infected its residents. Frank Langella will lead the cast as Roderick Usher, the patriarch of the Usher dynasty, while Mary McDonnell will play his twin sister Madeline.
Carl Lumbly will play investigator C. Auguste Dupin, and Mark Hamill and Carla Gugino have been cast in unnamed roles. Production on Flanagan’s modern retelling of the story is set to begin in the next few weeks.
This will be Flanagan’s fifth project for Netflix – after helming The Haunting of Hill House, The Haunting of Bly Manor, and Midnight Mass, another series, The Midnight Club, is set to release next year.
While we wait for The Fall of the House of Usher to arrive on the streamer, fill out your watch list with our picks of the best Netflix shows that you can watch right now.
I’m an Entertainment Writer at GamesRadar+, covering everything film and TV-related across the Total Film and SFX sections – I help bring you all the latest news and the occasional feature, too. I’ve previously written for publications like HuffPost and i-D after getting my NCTJ Diploma in Multimedia Journalism.
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