Netflix has dropped the first trailer for The Fall of the House of Usher ahead of the show’s October 12 premiere.
From creator Mike Flanagan, the 8-episode limited series based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe, follows ruthless siblings Roderick and Madeline Usher who have built Fortunato Pharmaceuticals into an empire of wealth, privilege and power. But past secrets come to light when the heirs to the Usher dynasty start dying at the hands of a mysterious woman from their youth.
The Fall of the House of Usher stars Bruce Greenwood, Carla Gugino, Mary McDonnell, 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.
Flanagan and Michael Fimognari will each direct four episodes. Executive producers include Trevor Macy and Flanagan of Intrepid Pictures; Emmy Grinwis and Michael Fimognari.