the midnight club, the new Netflix original horror series from Mike Flanagan and it is his first title that is not a limited series. The question now is yes or no the midnight club will return for a second season. Mike Flanagan is hopeful for season 2. However, now we must wait for Netflix to decide on the future of the midnight club.
the midnight club is a Netflix original teen horror series created by Mike Flanagan and the novel adaptation of the same by Christopher Pike. The series is Mike Flanagan’s fourth Netflix original series and his sixth project for Netflix overall.
For the past several years, Mike Flanagan has been one of Netflix’s top content creators, starting with and every year subscribers look forward to his latest effort in the horror genre.
A group of terminally ill teenage patients reside at Rotterdam Home and together they create the Midnight Club. They meet secretly at midnight to tell horror stories. Together, the group forms a pact that whoever dies first will make the effort to contact the rest of the Midnight Club members from beyond the grave.
the midnight club Season 2 Netflix Renewal Status
Has the show been renewed or cancelled?
Netflix Official Renewal Status: Pending (Last update: 11/10/2022)
Our renewal prediction: too early to call
Netflix hasn’t renewed yet the midnight club for a second season, and considering that at the time of this writing the show has only been available to stream for less than a week, we’re not surprised that a decision on renewal has yet to be made.
Of the four Mike Flanagan shows made for Netflix, this is the first we’re hoping to see a second season, which has already been confirmed by the creator. While the show has yet to be renewed, this hasn’t stopped Flanagan from addressing some of his intentions for season two.
How well is The Midnight Club doing on Netflix so far?
A revamp will almost certainly come down to performance at the streamer, so let’s dive into that now.
The show had one of the weakest opening weekends on Netflix that we’ve noticed for quite some time. In official Netflix data, it only got 18.79 million hours watched worldwide.
If we compare it to other dramas in 2022, here’s how it stacks up:
- The Lincoln Lawyer – First three days: 45.09M
- The Sandman – First three days: 69.48M
- Partner Tracking – First three days: 16.66M
|week period||Hours viewed (M)||Range||Week in the Top 10|
|October 2, 2022 to October 9, 2022||18,790,000||4||1|
However, the Netflix Top 10 provided by FlixPatrol suggests that week 2 will see a big jump in viewership.
On Day 1, the show only managed to become the 18th most popular title on the service. On day 2, it rose to rank 5. On day 3, rank 4, and on day 4 (which would have been out of the previous metric) it reached position 2.
Once again, this could indicate a big jump in week 2.
We will keep you updated on the data as time goes on and will include external demand data next week.
What could we expect from another season of the midnight club?
The season one finale left us with a huge cliffhanger, revealing that Dr. Stanton is not only a survivor, but the tattoo on her neck means she’s a former Paragon member.
We’d expect to see Doctor Stanton’s backstory fleshed out in full, revealing the origins of his illness, how he joined the Paragon, how he came to leave the group, why he’s at odds with Shasta aka Julia Jayne, and if her or not. the motives for running Brightcliffe are either well-intentioned or sinister.
As for Ilonka and Kevin, they are the only two current members of the midnight club that he can see the ghost couple from Brightcliff. Little is known about the couple, however the season one finale may have revealed that they are, in fact, Stanley Oscar Freelan and Vera Freelan, the original owners of Brightcliff. But why can Ilonka and Kevin see them? And Keving is being possessed at night, forcing him to wander the halls of Brightcliff?
Shasta, also known as Julia Jayne, failed in her attempt to perform the ritual in the basement, nearly killing three young women in the process. Considering how determined Shasta is to carry out the ritual, we definitely haven’t seen the last of her.
Lastly, a second season also begs the question of how long the remaining members of The Midnight Club have to live. And whether or not we expect new members to be admitted to the club.
Which cast members can we expect to return? the midnight club season 2?
We would expect to see the following cast members return in season two:
- Ilonka as Iman Benson
- Igby Rigney as Kevin
- Goodbye as Cheri
- Sauriyan Sapkota as Amesh
- Aya Furukawa as Natsuki
- William Chris Sumpter as Chris Spencer
- Zach Gilford as Mark
- Samantha Sloyan as Shasta
- Heather Langenkamp as Dr. Georgina Stanton
- Matt Biedel as Tim Pawluk
By the end of the first season, the conditions of Brightcliff’s hospice patients had started to worsen, so it’s likely we’ll see new cast members to replace/add to the club’s dwindling numbers.
Mike Flanagan has a reputation for reusing actors from previous projects, so if new cast members are confirmed for Season 2, we may see some familiar faces from Flanagan’s previous projects.
When can we expect to see the midnight club season 2 on netflix?
Assuming that the midnight club gets renewed in the coming months, we can make an educated guess as to what to expect for the Season 2 release date.
Mike Flanagan has been working on his new Netflix project for the past few months, The fall of the House of Usher, which is now in post-production. We’re expecting The Fall of the House of Usher to premiere on Netflix sometime in 2023, which leaves most of the year open for Mike Flanagan to get on with his next project, whichever it is.
If we assume the filming of the second season of the midnight club takes place in 2023, so it’s more than likely that we’ll see season 2 drop sometime in 2024.
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