HBO Picks Up WATCHMEN To Series

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HBO have handed a series order to Watchmen an adaption of the cult classic comic series.

Damon Lindelof is in the driver’s seat for this adaption which will “remix” the comic series and tell an original story. Set in an alternate history where “superheroes” are treated as outlaws, Watchmen embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel while attempting to break new ground of its own. 

The impressive cast includes Jeremy Irons, Regina King, Don Johnson, Tim Blake Nelson, Louis Gossett Jr., Adelaide Clemens, Andrew Howard, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Tom Mison, Frances Fisher, Jacob Ming-Trent, Sara Vickers, Dylan Schombing, Lily Rose Smith and Adelynn Spoon.

Damon Lindelof executive produces with Kassell and Tom Spezialy. Stephen Williams directs and executive produces. 

 

SOURCE: Deadline.com