This teaser for Mike Flanagan’s Midnight Mass, his follow up to The Haunting of Bly Manor, has all of the hallmarks of a classic, spooky story. It reminds me a little of John Carpenter’s The Fog, or maybe something Peter Straub would write.
Isolated community ✔
New priest in town ✔
Scary stuff washing up on the beach after a storm ✔
People knocking on windows in the middle of the night ✔
Ominous visions/dreams ✔
Blood in the bathroom sink ✔
Over-use of candlelight ✔
Someone looking horrified during a doctor’s appointment ✔
Rahul Kohli ✔
This is a seven-episode limited series that tells the story of a small island community experiencing supernatural events after the arrival of a mysterious and charismatic priest. Midnight Mass will be available on Netflix starting September 24th. It also stars Hamish Linklater, Zach Gilford, Kate Siegel, Rahul Abburi, Crystal Balint, Matt Biedel, Alex Essoe, Annabeth Gish, Kristin Lehman, Robert Longstreet, Igby Rigney, Annarah Shephard, Samantha Sloyan, Henry Thomas, and Michael Trucco.
I’m calling it right now. That priest is totally Satan, isn’t he?
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