Netflix is pumping out scary movies and TV shows like nobody's business for Halloween season, and Stephen King seems particularly juiced about the new series The Haunting Of Hill House.
The modern adaption of Shirley Jackson's 1959 Gothic horror classic was recently deemed "a work of genius" by King on Twitter.
That's high praise from the master of creepy books!
THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE, revised and remodeled by Mike Flanagan. I don't usually care for this kind of revisioni… https://t.co/3ABloCkBmW— Stephen King (@Stephen King)1539740851.0
King's glowing endorsement seemed to spur interest in the series.
@MissMolly3286 @StephenKing Just started, one down, nine to go.— T.I. (@T.I.)1539745944.0
@jupitergirl @StephenKing I was too, but it’s not as scary as the trailer makes it out to be. It was brilliant!— Kaytlin Rose (@Kaytlin Rose)1539741106.0
@Tech_Dino_45 @StephenKing Just have 2 big dogs beside you, and it’s fine.— Tracie Desjardin 🌹 (@Tracie Desjardin 🌹)1539742767.0
The King has spoken. https://t.co/LlyGWmDzQr— The Haunting of Hill House (@The Haunting of Hill House)1539746568.0
And it looks like the series is totally creeping out horror fans.
The creators of the Haunting of Hill House did a lot of things perfectly and greatly but one of my favourite things… https://t.co/hfTSRbz8lU— 🧛🏻♀️ Iris Vicencio 🧛🏻♀️ (@🧛🏻♀️ Iris Vicencio 🧛🏻♀️)1539766677.0
Some hidden, unaddressed faces in Haunting Of Hill House. The first pic is the first time I noticed one and I actua… https://t.co/kivQRiPblZ— Doppelgregör (@Doppelgregör)1539666688.0
If you haven’t seen The Haunting of Hill House on Netflix you need to remedy that immediately. One of the best seri… https://t.co/46uehL8GZK— Phoenix Kuinnaes (@Phoenix Kuinnaes)1539790534.0
Hey if y'all got the time check out the Haunting of Hill House it's so scary, heartbreaking, and amazing. It hits h… https://t.co/kDNTjY2LdU— cryptids & chaos 🔮 💀 (@cryptids & chaos 🔮 💀)1539802573.0
This show is TOO scary even the stills spook me out Please watch the Haunting of Hill House I love it so much. https://t.co/yaPZDRELOH— 🧛🏻♀️ Iris Vicencio 🧛🏻♀️ (@🧛🏻♀️ Iris Vicencio 🧛🏻♀️)1539766694.0
The ending of the first episode of The Haunting of Hill House had me like https://t.co/UAH913UxMm— Vincent Galvan (@Vincent Galvan)1539750781.0
HELLO YES HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE IS THE BEST SHOW ON NETFLIX WITHOUT A DOUBT— ☾sam ☽ (@☾sam ☽)1539734226.0
We'll spare you any spoilers, but The Haunting Of Hill House is apparently quite a tearjerker.
i finished the haunting of hill house https://t.co/4Vbq71P5hX— funny jemily tweets (@funny jemily tweets)1539723522.0
the last 20 minutes of haunting of hill house had me crying like a b*tch https://t.co/lZpJVewLsq— dönkæ 👻 (@dönkæ 👻)1539753975.0
The Haunting of Hill House is more than a spooky show, but it fUCKING TORE AT MY HEART. IM CRYING. IM SAD??? HAPPY?… https://t.co/TdgV90CbhV— 💀🎃🦇Lily🦇🎃💀 (@💀🎃🦇Lily🦇🎃💀)1539661070.0
Hello, Theo. https://t.co/lMDTaAmVyM— The Haunting of Hill House (@The Haunting of Hill House)1539795780.0
Trigger warning: This show seems scarier than some of Stephen King's finest work. No wonder he's impressed!
Some folks are recommending you watch during the daytime to keep nightmares at bay. That is...unless you enjoy nightmares.