Watchmen is a comic series hailed by many and viewed as one of the greatest graphic novels to ever be created. It’s why Zack Snyder made a movie adaptation and why the book continues to sell long after its first issue released in 1986. It’s a big reason why HBO is producing a TV show in the universe, which is being headed by Damon Lindelof. Can he bring the same magic he brought to Lost and make Watchmen the next much talked about the TV show? Only time will tell when the show comes out this fall.
Check out the very first teaser trailer for Watchmen below.
Set in an alternate history where “superheroes” are treated as outlaws, this drama series from executive producer Damon Lindelof embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name while attempting to break new ground of its own. 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.
Produced for HBO by White Rabbit in association with Warner Bros. Television, based on characters from DC; executive producer/writer Damon Lindelof; executive producer/director, Nicole Kassell; executive producer, Tom Spezialy; executive producer/director, Stephen Williams; executive producer, Joseph Iberti. Watchmen will debut on HBO in the fall of 2019.