HBO ultimately has revealed the precise date that it’ll launch the Watchmen.
Having beforehand teased a typical October premiere date, the premium cabler has now locked in on Sunday, Oct. 20 at 9/8c.
Based mostly totally on the long-lasting graphic novel co-created
with Alan Moore and illustrated by Dave Gibbons, HBO’s Watchmen adaptation is “set in an alternate historic previous the place ‘superheroes’ are dealt with as outlaws.” The restricted assortment, executive-produced by The Leftovers‘ Damon Lindelof, ensures to embrace the nostalgia of the distinctive groundbreaking graphic novel whereas making an attempt to interrupt new ground of its private.
The solid of the extraordinarily anticipated assortment consists of Jean Good (as Agent Blake), Jeremy Irons (Adrian Veidt/Ozymandias), Don Johnson, Regina King, Tim Blake Nelson, Louis Gossett Jr., Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Adelaide Clemens, Andrew Howard and Tom Mison… plus Frances Fisher, Jacob Ming-Trent, Sara Vickers, Dylan Schombing, Lily Rose Smith, and Adelynn Spoon. (Most of the actors’ roles haven’t been launched, together with to the thriller surrounding the enterprise.)
A major look launched all through this summer time season’s San Diego Comic-Con (embedded above) supplied a deeper take a look on the lives of the vigilante do-gooders. The footage indicated that after a coordinated assault on a municipal police division, cops have taken to overlaying their faces to protect their identities.