TV fans most likely know Michiel Huisman as Daenerys Targaryen's (Emilia Clarke) lover and protector, Daario, in "Game of Thrones." But the actor will soon headline his own series as Netflix just cast him as the lead in the adaptation of the horror "The Haunting of Hill House."

Michiel Huisman will play Steven Crane, a writer whose forte is in supernatural stories. One of his books includes a memoir where he details his family's experiences at Hill House.

'The Haunting of Hill House' details

Based off a Shirley Jackson novel of the same title, the series will cover 10 episodes.

The Hill House is described as a sprawling mansion in the book, which has been around for over eight decades and was built by a guy named Hugh Crane.

Rumors of a supernatural presence in the house floated around through all those years. In the book, four people rented the property for the summer and experienced that the rumors were true.

"The Haunting of Hill House" was done as a film twice -- in 1963 and 1999. The most recent version, simply called "The Haunting," featured Liam Neeson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Owen Wilson and Lili Taylor.

Differences in the Netflix series

Michiel Huisman's character on the Netflix show was not part of the books nor both movie adaptations. Variety reported in April that the series will be a re-imagining of the novel but the actor will definitely have a significant connection to the house's history.

"The Haunting of Hill House" series will be written by Mike Flanagan. His previous works include “Ouija: Origin of Evil," "Oculus" and "Hush." Netflix hasn’t confirmed a launch date for the show for now but the actor's fans gauge it could be in mid-2018.

Return to ‘Game of Thrones’

Given this latest news, fans of “Game of Thrones” now wonder if this signifies that viewers will not likely see Daario anymore as the actor will busy with his new show. Daario wasn’t killed off in the series. Instead, Daenerys left him in charge of her castle last season as she makes her claim of King’s Landing.

Michiel Huisman said he’s still hoping his character will be back in succeeding episodes.

While talking with Entertainment Tonight in 2016, the actor hinted he was told Daario was still needed in the story.

“I’m not supposed to spoil that,” Huisman said. He didn’t clarify, however, if Daario will show up on season 7 or season 8. “Game of Thrones” has two remaining seasons left with the seventh one premiering this July.

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