Daenerys Targaryen might have ditched him last season, but her loss is Netflix’s gain; Game of Thrones star Michiel Huisman has been cast in the streaming network’s adaptation of The Haunting of Hill House, Mashable has confirmed.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, who broke the news of Huisman’s casting, the Dutch actor will play Steven Crane, the oldest Crane sibling and a published writer of supernatural books — which include a memoir about his family’s time living at Hill House.
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The 10-episode series, based on the 1959 novel by Shirley Jackson, centers around four people living in an 80-year-old mansion that is rumored to have a history of supernatural phenomena. Huisman’s character doesn’t appear in the novel or its two film adaptations, but his name seems to adhere to the plot of the book, in which Hill House was built by a man named Hugh Crain. (We’ll see which way the Crain family surname is actually spelled as the show gets closer to release.) Read more…
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