HBO has finally announced the released date for the upcoming television series adaptation of Watchmen. The show based on Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ popular comic-book will start airing on October 20.
The announcement by the official Watchmen Twitter account, who posted a short video of a ticking clock with a tweet that reads, “Everything Begins.”https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js
Watchmen was created by writer Alan Moore, artist Dave Gibbons, and colorist John Higgins. The limited series comic-book was published by DC Comics in 1986 and 1987. A live-action film adaptation directed by Zack Snyder was released in 2009. A video game series, Watchmen: The End Is Nigh, was also released the same years as the Watchmen live-action film.
HBO’s Watchmen series includes Jeremy Irons an older Adrian Veidt/Ozymandias, Tim Blake Nelson as Looking Glass, Jean Smart as FBI Agent Blake, and Dustin Ingram as Agent Petey. Regina King, Don Johnson, Louis Gossett Jr., Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Andrew Howard, Tom Mison, Frances Fisher, Jacob Ming-Trent, Sara Vickers, Dylan Schombing, James Wolk, and Hong Chau.