What’s in store for His Dark Materials? HBO just announced the premiere date for their TV show adaptation of the Philip Pullman novels.
The fantasy drama “follows Lyra (Dafne Keen), a seemingly ordinary but brave young woman from another world. Her search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children and becomes a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust.” The cast also includes James McAvoy, Ruth Wilson, Lin Manuel-Miranda, and Clarke Peters.
His Dark Materials premieres on HBO on November 4th at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
See the announcement and read more info below:
— His Dark Materials (@daemonsanddust) September 12, 2019
HIS DARK MATERIALS premieres MONDAY, NOV. 4 (9:00–10:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.
Adapting Philip Pullman’s award-winning trilogy of the same name, which is considered a modern masterpiece of imaginative fiction, the series follows Lyra (Dafne Keen), a seemingly ordinary but brave young woman from another world. Her search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children and becomes a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust.
The series is also available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and partners’ streaming platforms.
Other series regulars include: Ruth Wilson (Golden Globe winner for “The Affair”) as Mrs. Coulter, Lin-Manuel Miranda (Tony Award winner for “Hamilton”) as Lee Scoresby, James McAvoy (Golden Globe nominee for “Atonement”) as Lord Asriel, Clarke Peters (HBO’s “The Wire” and “Treme”) as The Master of Jordan College, James Cosmo as Farder Coram and Anne-Marie Duff as Ma Costa, with Will Keen as Father MacPhail and Ariyon Bakare as Lord Boreal.
HIS DARK MATERIALS is produced by Bad Wolf and New Line Cinema for BBC One and HBO. Executive producing the series are: Dan McCulloch, Jane Tranter, Joel Collins and Julie Gardner for Bad Wolf; Philip Pullman, Jack Thorne, Tom Hooper, Otto Bathurst; Deborah Forte, Toby Emmerich and Carolyn Blackwood for New Line Cinema; and Ben Irving and Piers Wenger for BBC One.”
What do you think? Are you a fan of the His Dark Materials novels? Will you watch the HBO series?