Tick-Tock! The countdown to HBO’s highly anticipated Watchmen series from Damon Lindelof has officially begun. The network has released the first official teaser for the series based on the popular dark comic.
The teaser also teases that the series will debut this Fall, with no exact date as of yet.
In a letter to fans, Lindelof revealed that the series will be an original story with new faces and unknown characters introduced into the universe that he intends to remix.
Watchmen will Jeremy Irons (Justice League) as an older Ozymandias, Regina King (The Leftovers), Don Johnson (Django Unchained), Louis Gossett Jr. (Hap and Leonard), Tim Blake Nelson (Colossal), Adelaide Clemens (Rectify), Andrew Howard (Bates Motel), Frances Fisher (Masters of Sex), Jacob Ming-Trent (White Famous), Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Aquaman), Sara Vickers (The Crown), Tom Mison (Sleepy Hollow), Jean Smart (Fargo) as a mysterious FBI agent, and James Wolk (Zoo, Tell Me a Story).
Lindelof who serves as executive producer on the series alongside Nicole Kassell, Tom Spezialy, Stephen Williams, Joseph Iberti. Lindelof has written the series with Kassell directing the pilot. Based on characters from Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ limited comic series, Watchmen is produced by White Rabbit in association with Warner Bros. Television.