[Video]How Netflix’s ‘Haunting Of Hill House’ Filmed A 17-Minute Scene In One Take

I am such a fan of Shirley Jackson’s book The Haunting of Hill House, it’s required reading for any self-respecting horror fan. So when I heard that when a TV show adaptation was happening, I was excited. Until I saw that it wasn’t an adaptation it was a remake, a complete re-imagining of the original book. I resentfully watched the show and in what must have been 20 minutes, I was hooked. There were so many easter eggs for fans of the original 1959 movie and the book, that I was satisfied the filmmakers cared for Jackson’s vision and weren’t trying to disrespect her.
By episode 6, I was so invested in the show and the characters, but also the filmmaking which was so much more in-depth than most tv shows. The movement backward and forward in time in a narrative sense is hard to do, nonetheless with child actors. See the video below for how the cinematographers and filmmakers pulled it off.

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‘Turn Of The Screw’ Supernatural Thriller Series In Works At Freeform From Sony Pictures TV

EXCLUSIVE: Freeform has put into development Turn of the Screw, a fresh modern spin on Henry James’ supernatural thriller, from Alexandra McNally (Under the Dome), Josh Berman (Drop Dead Diva, CSI) and Sony Pictures Television, where McNally and Berman’s Osprey Productions are under overall deals.

A twisty Gothic soap reimagined for modern times, the series will follow Elena, a Mexican-American nanny who is hired to care for the two children of a widowed-father at their summer home on idyllic Bainbridge Island. It seems like the perfect job with potential for a ‘happily ever after’ ending, but things take a sinister turn when Elena begins seeing ghosts and her grip on what is real and what is not blurs.

Read More –‘Turn Of The Screw’ Supernatural Thriller Series In Works At Freeform From Sony Pictures TV – Deadline

Dontnod Action-RPG ‘Vampyr’ Is Getting Its Own TV Show — Variety

Production company Fox21 acquired the rights to Dontnod Entertainment’s action role-playing game “Vampyr” and it’s adapting it for television, it announced on Friday. Wonderland Sound & Vision and DJ2 Entertainment will work on the show. DJ2 is also executive producer of the TV adaptation of Dontnod’s episodic adventure game “Life is Strange.” “Vampyr” launched on…

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