A brand-new trailer dropped today for the upcoming HBO series His Dark Materials. The show dropped the exciting new footage during its San Diego Comic-Con panel on Thursday.
Check out the new trailer below.
The synopsis for the show is below and reads as follows:
[row]”An adaptation of Philip Pullman’s acclaimed trilogy HIS DARK MATERIALS is considered a modern masterpiece of imaginative fiction. The first series follows Lyra, a seemingly ordinary but brave young woman from another world. Lyra’s search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children and becomes a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust. As she journeys through the worlds, including our own, Lyra meets a determined and courageous boy called Will. Together they encounter extraordinary beings and dangerous secrets, with the fate of both the living — and the dead — in their hands.”[/row]
HBO is co-producing along with BBC. The show will be an 8-episode drama series and is currently set up for 2 seasons. The series is based on Philip Pullman’s acclaimed trilogy of books: Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass.
His Dark Materials boasts an all-star cast including Ruth Wilson (The Affair), James McAvoy (Split), Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Dafne Keen (Logan). You can watch the previously released teaser HERE.
What do you think of the new trailer? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below, and stay tuned to Fan Fest News for even more exciting news out of San Diego Comic-Con!
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