by nick romano

Midnight Mass has been a work in process for some time. This should come as no surprise to fans of Flanagan's work.

mike flanagan's personal journey
to Midnight mass


Mike Flanagan has been toiling with the story that would become Midnight Mass his entire life, even if he didn't realize it at the time. He first began thinking about the horror overtones of religion as a 10-year-old alter boy.

Early Beginnings


Kate Siegel's best selling novel in the 2016 film Hush? A novel named Midnight Mass. The story took on many forms over the years before it was greenlit. 



It was a movie, It was a novel, it was a series. i always thought of this project as the best project i would never make. 

after "everyone passed" on Midnight mass 

Trevor Macy & mike flanagan



For years, Midnight Mass was a fun Easter egg, popping up again in Stephen King's Gerald's Game. Carla Gugino's character throws a hardcover copy to scare off a starving dog. 


Gerald's Game

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