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Recommendation Machine: ‘The Envoys’ Puts a Fresh Spin on an Already Great ‘Evil’ Formula

Welcome to Recommendation Machine, your daily IndieWire destination for TV suggestions of what to watch. Each weekday, we’ll offer up a series we think should be on your viewing radar. Though most of the shows included here are recent offerings from networks and streaming services, this will also be a place to take a look at different chapters in TV history readily available for anyone looking to immerse themselves in an ever-expanding medium. As everyone with even a passing connection to TV will have happily told you for the better part of the last decade, there are too many shows. They’ll...
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Mike Flanagan’s ‘Fall of the House of Usher’ Netflix Series Adds Five to Cast, Including Carla Gugino and Mark Hamill

Mike Flanagan announced that Carla Gugino, Mark Hamill, Frank Langella, Mary McDonnell and Carl Lumbly have been added to the cast of his and Trevor Macy’s upcoming Netflix limited series “The Fall of the House of Usher.” “To tell this epic tale of greed, horror, and tragedy, we have assembled the largest ensemble cast in the history of Intrepid Pictures,” Flanagan wrote on Twitter. The series is described as a modern remix of the short story of the same name by Egdar Allen Poe and multiple of his other works. Langella leads the cast as Roderick Usher, the patriarch of the...
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Netflix’s ‘Fall of the House of Usher’ Cast Revealed: Mark Hamill, Carla Gugino, More

Netflix has revealed five actors from its upcoming horror series The Fall of the House of Usher. The project is the latest from The Haunting of Hill House and Midnight Mass team of Mike Flanagan and Trevor Macy and will include several iconic tales from legendary author Edgar Allan Poe. First up is Frank Langella (Frost/Nixon, The Trial of the Chicago 7) as Roderick Usher, “the towering patriarch of the Usher dynasty.” There’s also Carla Gugino (Gerald’s Game), who is reuniting with Flanagan and Macy after her turns on Hill House and The Haunting of Bly Manor. Her role is not yet revealed. Mary...
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Frank Langella, Mark Hamill, Carla Gugino Among Five Cast for Mike Flanagan’s ‘The Fall Of The House Of Usher’ Netflix Series

Frank Langella has been tapped to lead the cast of The Fall of the House of Usher, Mike Flanagan’s upcoming Netflix limited series based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe. Also starring are Carla Gugino, Mary McDonnell, Carl Lumbly and Mark Hamill. Flanagan and his Intrepid Pictures partner Trevor Macy confirmed the castings Thursday on Twitter. Langella will star as Roderick Usher, the towering patriarch of the Usher dynasty. Gugino joins in an undisclosed role, along with McDonnell as Roderick’s twin sister and the hidden hand of the Usher dynasty; Lumbly as Poe’s legendary investigator C. Auguste Dupin, and Hamill,...
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Mark Hamill, Carla Gugino and More Join Mike Flanagan's Upcoming Netflix Thriller The Fall of the House of Usher

The Flanagan-verse has added a certain Jedi to its ranks: Star Wars vet Mark Hamill has joined Mike Flanagan’s upcoming Netflix series The Fall of the House of Usher, the streamer confirmed on Thursday. Initially ordered at Netflix in October, The Fall of the House of Usher is described as “an epic tale of greed, horror and tragedy” that will serve as a “modern remix” of several Edgar Allan Poe works. (The Fall of the House of Usher was itself a Poe short story first published in the 1800s.) Not much is known about Hamill’s role, other than that his character is...
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‘The Fall of the House of Usher’: Mark Hamill, Carla Gugino & More Cast in Mike Flanagan Series

The cast for Mike Flanagan and Trevor Macy’s next Netflix project, The Fall of the House of Usher, has been partially announced. Flanagan, who has helmed titles such as Midnight Mass and The Haunting of Hill House at the streamer, shared the news on social media, revealing that Frank Langella, Carla Gugino, Mary McDonnell, Carl Lumbly, and Mark Hamill are part of the initial casting. More names will be unveiled at a later time.
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