Everything We Know So Far: “Watchmen” HBO Series

Screenshot from "Watchmen"

Ten years after the graphic novel received the blockbuster treatment, the Watchmen are coming to the small screen. Here’s everything we know about the upcoming series so far.

When Will It Air?

No release date has been confirmed yet but the series is scheduled for fall. The earliest date anticipated release date is September.

Who’s In It?

A vast range of names have been confirmed for the Watchmen cast. Ozymandias will be played by Jeremy Irons and Tom Mison, Tim Blake and Regina King are also joining the cast.

There have been many other names announced including Sara Vickers, James Wolk, Frances Fisher and many more.

What Is It About?

An official synopsis for the series reads: “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.”

Where Is The Trailer?

The first trailer dropped last week and it is pretty creepy. There’s a whole group of vigilantes wearing the Rorschach mask and lots of ticking and tocking. Watch it for yourselves below.