Play Now The Haunting of Hill House Season 1 Episode 1 “Steven Sees a Ghost”
Steven Crain is an author known for The Haunting of Hill House, an autobiographical novel about his childhood experience while residing in the haunted mansion along with parents Hugh and Olivia, and his younger siblings Shirley, Theo, Nell and Luke. During their stay, the Crain family encounters paranormal occurrences and is forced to flee without Olivia, who dies within the house, traumatising the rest of the family. Years later, Steven used his family’s traumatic experiences to write his book, straining the bonds with his siblings. Although it became a best-seller, Steven missed most of the frightening experiences and does not actually believe in the paranormal. Theo goes to a bar where she flirts with a woman, Trish, and goes home with her. Steven and Shirley miss calls from Nell, who then calls Hugh and expresses concern for Luke, who has become an addict. Steven returns home, whereby he sees Luke trying to leave with some equipment that was stolen from his apartment. When Steven enters the apartment, he finds Nell there. While talking to her, Steven receives a call from Hugh informing him that Nell went to Hill House and has died. Steven realizes that Nell is a ghost.
While investigating a ghost story for his latest novel, a skeptical Steven receives a call from his sister that triggers a chain of fateful events.
After years, Steven is visited by patient who appears to be a fan of his works. While his family is wrapped up in a series of conflicts that appear to re-emerge from the past, he does not take it too seriously and continues his work. As his younger sister Nellie decides to visit their old house, Steven gets a call from his dad with unfortunate news.
Creators: Mike Flanagan
Director: Mike Flanagan
Star Cast: Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas, Elizabeth Reaser, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Kate Siegel, Victoria Pedretti, Lulu Wilson, Mckenna Grace, Paxton Singleton, Julian Hilliard, Violet McGraw, Timothy Hutton, Anthony Ruivivar, Samantha Sloyan, Annabeth Gish, Olive Elise Abercrombie
Producer (s): Dan Kaplow
Cinematographer: Michael Fimognari
Music: The Newton Brothers
Production House: FlanaganFilm, Amblin Television, Paramount Television
Original network / Official Sites: ViacomCBS Domestic, Media Networks, CBS Television Distribution, Netflix Streaming Services
Release Year: 12 October 2018
Runtime: 61 min
Genres: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, TV Mini-Series
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. 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.