The essential storyline continues as before, concerning a young lady, Kate (Mackenzie Davis, Terminator: Dark Fate), who is contracted as a babysitter for two stranded youngsters living in a remote nation bequest alongside their older maid. Tolerating the activity regardless of the wariness of her flat mate Rose (a little-seen and incidental character, played by Kim Adis), Kate before long finds that her young charges are a serious bunch. Seven-year-old Flora (Brooklynn Prince) and her 15-year-old sibling Miles (Finn Wolfhard) are both plainly sincerely upset. What's more, what kids wouldn't be, if their folks were dead and their lone friend was the genuinely dreadful Mrs. Grose (Barbara Marten), who makes Rebecca's Mrs. Danvers look like Hazel by correlation?
Indeed, these are the kind of children who imagine that a decent commonsense joke is setting a doll face-down in their pool to make their new babysitter feel that Flora has suffocated. Kate before long becomes persuaded that the house and grounds are spooky by the apparitions of her forerunner Miss Jessel (Denna Thomsen) and the vindictive pony riding educator Peter Quint (Niall Greig Fulton), who obviously had a relationship before their inauspicious passings. The youngsters positively appear to be mindful of the ghostly existences, and it isn't some time before Kate is running into things that go knock in the night.
Actors: Mackenzie Davis, Finn Wolfhard, Brooklynn Prince, Barbara Marten
Directors: Floria Sigismondi
Writers: Carey W. Hayes, Chad Hayes, Henry James (novel)
Producers: Scott Bernstein, Roy Lee, Seth William Meier