The Haunting of Hill House Gets October Premiere Date, First Photos

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Netflix is doubling down on spooky content for the month of October. 

The streaming giant has finally confirmed the premiere date for The Haunting of Hill House, and it's coming two weeks earlier than the network's other new genre drama, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. 

The Haunting of Hill House Mansion

Yes, the series will bow Friday, October 12 globally, and all ten episodes of the first season will be made available to audiences on that date. 

Described as "a modern reimagining of Shirley Jackson's iconic novel, The Haunting of Hill House explores a group of siblings who, as children, grew up in what would go on to become the most famous haunted house in the country."

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"Now adults, and forced back together in the face of tragedy, the family must finally confront the ghosts of their past -- some of which still lurk in their minds, while others may actually be stalking the shadows of Hill House."

Carla Gugino on The Haunting of Hill House

The talented cast includes Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, Timothy Hutton, Elizabeth Reaser, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Henry Thomas, Kate Siegel, Victoria Pedretti, Lulu Wilson, McKenna Grace, Paxton Singleton, Violet McGraw and Julian Hilliard.

The TV adaptation was created, directed and exec produced by Mike Flanagan, who brought Hush and Gerald's Game to audiences. 

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The near-Halloween debut date is the best one for a show like this.

A Blood-Soaked Character on Haunting of Hill House

Haunted houses have been done to death on both TV and movies, so it will be fun to find out whether The Haunting of Hill House will bring anything different to the table. 

As far as horror TV shows go, American Horror Story has been killing it because of the way it manages to reinvent itself every single year. 

Will The Haunting of Hill House be able to do the same? 

A Spooky Door

The first images are indeed striking, and with that talented cast, we're certainly willing to give it a shot!

What are your thoughts on the first images, and the premiere date? 

Are you reserving judgment until the first trailer drops, or are you so excited by this show that you'll be watching regardless? 

Hit the comments below. 

Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.

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