Are you ready for the Watchmen? HBO just announced the premiere date for their new TV show adaptation of the DC Comics graphical novel.
The superhero drama is “set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws.” The cast includes Regina King, Jeremy Irons, Don Johnson, Jean Smart, Tim Blake Nelson, Louis Gossett Jr., Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Hong Chau, Andrew Howard, Tom Mison, Frances Fisher, Jacob Ming-Trent, Sara Vickers, Dylan Schombing, and James Wolk.
Watchmen debuts on HBO on October 20th at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
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WATCHMEN premieres SUNDAY, OCT. 20 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.
Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, WATCHMEN, from executive producer Damon Lindelof (Emmy® winner for “Lost”; HBO’s “The Leftovers”) embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name, while attempting to break new ground of its own. Nicole Kassell directs the pilot from a script written by Lindelof.
WATCHMEN is produced for HBO by White Rabbit in association with Warner Bros. Television; executive producer/writer, Damon Lindelof; executive producer/director, Nicole Kassell; executive producer, Tom Spezialy; executive producer/director, Stephen Williams; executive producer, Joseph Iberti. Based on the iconic graphic novel co-created and illustrated by Dave Gibbons and published by DC.”
What do you think? Have you read Watchmen? Will you check out the HBO series?