'The Midnight Club' on Netflix: Horror show star William Chris Sumpter's rise to success
It is that time of the year and Netflix really said "trick or treat" this year! This year on Halloween, although the channel is treating us with a new series to watch, it is also tricking us into watching the new "horror," 'The Midnight Club'. In May 2020, it was announced that an adaptation of Christopher Pike's young adult novel 'The Midnight Club' would be created for Netflix by Mike Flanagan and Leah Fong. Life isn't perfect but the creators really proved to us that at least the series that we watch can be, as the project began production in March 2021, in Burnaby, British Columbia, and was planned to conclude in early September 2021, but actually finished production on September 10. The first two episodes of the series are directed by Flanagan, and other episodes in the season were helmed by directors Axelle Carolyn, Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour, Michael Fimognari, Morgan Beggs, and Viet Nguyen.
The new horror genre series has some promising talents as the cast is refreshingly new and stars Iman Benson, Adia, Igby Rigney, Ruth Codd, Aya Furukawa, Annarah Shephard, William Chris Sumpter, and Sauriyan Sapkota as the titular patients. Heather Langenkamp, Zach Gilford, Matt Biedel, and Samantha Sloyan have recurring roles. The new generation of actors are influential in their own way! Read more to know about one of the actors' William Chris Sumpter's rise to success.
Who is William Chris Sumpter?
William Chris Sumpter began his training at small theater companies in New York City as well as the Professional Performing Arts school in Manhattan, where he trained for seven years until graduating from high school in 2020. Back in 2015, Sumpter landed a role in the 'Musical Runaways' which was performed at City Centre, as well as the Delacorte theater in 2018. After 'Runaways', Sumpter decided that he would move over to film and television since that was his ultimate goal.
What was the kickstart of William Chris Sumpter's TV appearance?
William Chris Sumpter began his career at the age of eleven when he booked his first job as Tommy in the hit Broadway musical 'Matilda'. He began his on-screen career doing background work for shows like 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' and movies such as 'When They See Us'. He then began booking roles in short films like 'Brooklyn Love Stories', and 'NYC Dreams', which gave him an insight as to what it meant to work behind a camera.
What are William Chris Sumpter's social media handles?
William Chris Sumpter officially does not have an active Twitter account yet but you can check him out on his yet-to-be-verified Instagram page under the handle of @william.chris.sumpter.
Does William Chris Sumpter have any girlfriends?
As of now, it is not sure if the rising star has any girlfriends or not, but we will update you once we are sure of it.
You can see the trailer of 'The Midnight Club' below.