After it was revealed that the filmmaker Mike Flanagan and his producing partner Trevor Macy signed an exclusive agreement with Amazon Studios, whereby their future TV series will be broadcast on Prime Video, it is revealed that Netflix has applied the guillotine and will not renew the YA series, The Midnight Club for a second season (via The Wrap). The series featured Flanagan and Macy as executive producers, with Flanagan serving as co-creator along with Leah Fongand director of the first two episodes.
Intrepid Pictures, Flanagan and Macy’s production company, had been under an exclusive contract with Netflix since 2019, making series like The Haunting of Hill House, The Haunting of Bly Manor, Midnight Massand the now cancelled, The Midnight Club.
Midnight Club is an adaptation of Christopher Pike’s book; the story examined terminally ill teenagers living in Brightcliffe Hospice, a creepy mansion with its own secrets. The 10-episode first season revolves around a group of eight young women and men who meet at midnight and tell stories of intrigue and horror. One night they make a pact that the first of them to die will do everything possible to contact the others from beyond the grave.
The series premiered on October 7, 2022.
Flanagan and Macy’s latest project with Netflix will be The Fall of the House of Ushera series based on the work of Edgar Allan Poe, scheduled to premiere in 2023.