HBO releases a teaser on social media announcing the premiere date for its new Watchmen series which is in part based on the DC graphic novel.
“10/20. Tick Tock. #WatchmenHBO,” the tweet states.
Watchmen premiers Sunday, October 20th
While we wait for the series to premiere, check out the recent San Diego Comic-Con trailer below.
From Damon Lindelof and set in an alternate history where “superheroes” are treated as outlaws, this drama series 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.
Watchmen is based on the graphic novel co-created and illustrated by Dave Gibbons and published by DC.