Edith mourns at a funeral – clearly she’s lost someone close. Could it be her father, Carter ( Supernatural’s Jim Beaver)?
… and invites her to live with him and his sister at gorgeous gothic mansion Allerdale Hall.
Edith goes exploring. She’d be wise to stay out of the nursery in the attic though.
Mia Wasikowska plays Edith Cushing – the name a clear nod to the iconic horror actor.
Tom Hiddleston’s tall dark stranger Sir Thomas Sharpe woos Edith at the ball…
Lady Lucille Sharpe ( Jessica Chastain) gives Edith something of a frosty reception…
Del Toro may be working with a low budget compared to
Pacific Rim, but he’s really flexing those creative muscles.
Especially before a rampage. Could this be del Toro’s creepiest creature yet?
Charlie Hunnam plays Dr Alan McMichael – Edith’s friend – seen here in front of an elaborate Cushing grave.
Ghostly apparitions need a good soak too, you know.
It’s only a dream. It’s only a dream. Er, right?
… because Lucille’s only a flippin’ piano- playing ghost!