Netflix has found it’s star for it’s new series ‘The Haunting of Hill House‘ in Michiel Huisman (Game of Thrones). The straight to series project has received a 10 episode order. The story follow four people who are living in a 80 year old mansion that is not what it seems.
THR reports Michiel Huisman will take on the role of Steven Crane, the oldest Crane sibling and a published writer of supernatural books — including a memoir about his family’s time living at Hill House.
Mike Flanagan (Absentia, Oculus) will write, direct and executive produce the Paramount Television drama alongside producing partner Trevor Macy. Amblin TV’s Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank will also exec produce.
The Haunting of Hill House was adapted twice for the big screen, in 1963 and more recently in 1999 as The Haunting with Liam Neeson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Owen Wilson and Lili Taylor. The latter grossed more than $177 million at the box office.
Huisman has become quite the in-demand leading man since his breakout role as Daario Naharis on HBO’s Game of Thrones. His credits include Orphan Black, Nashville, Treme as well as feature The Age of Adaline. He’s repped by UTA, Authentic Talent and Literary Management and attorney Frank Stewart.