HIS DARK MATERIALS Has Been Given An Early November Premiere Date On HBO

HIS DARK MATERIALS Has Been Given An Early November Premiere Date On HBO

HBO is really packing the heat this fall with Watchmen set to debut in late October & the His Dark Materials adaptation, which stars Dafne Keen & James McAvoy, getting a premiere date just two weeks later.

HBO officially announced today that the upcoming live-action adaptation of Philip Pullman's acclaimed young adult novel series, His Dark Materials, will premiere exclusively on their network on Monday, November 4 at 9:00 p.m. EST.  

The series follows a young heroine named Lyra, played by Logan breakout Dafne Keen, who is a seemingly ordinary but brave young woman from another world. Her search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children and becomes a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust.

In addition to Keen, the cast will also feature James McAvoy (Dark Phoenix) as Lord Asriel, Ruth Wilson (Luther) as Mrs. Coulter, Lin Manuel-Miranda (Mary Poppins Returns) as Lee Scoresby, Clarke Peters (The Wire) as The Master of Jordan College, James Cosmo (Game of Thrones) as Farder Coram, Anne-Marie Duff (Shameless) as Ma Costa, Will Keen (Victor Frankenstein) as Father MacPhail and Ariyon Bakare (Life) as Lord Boreal.

Dæmons will also feature promiently.


 
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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.


His Dark Materials features:
Dafne Keen as Lyra Belacqua
Ruth Wilson as Marisa Coulter
James McAvoy as Lord Asriel
Clarke Peters as The Master/Dr. Carne
Lin-Manuel Miranda as Lee Scoresby
Ruta Gedmintas as Serafina Pekkala
Ariyon Bakare as Lord Boreal
James Cosmo as Farder Coram
Lucian Msamati as John Faa
Anne-Marie Duff as Ma Costa
Ian Gelder as Librarian Scholar Charles
Will Keen as Father MacPhail
Georgina Campbell as Adele Starminster
Mat Fraser as Raymond Van Geritt
Geoff Bell as Jack Verhoeven
Simon Manyonda as Benjamin de Ruyter
Omid Djalili as Dr Lanselius
Simon Strutt as The Oxford College Porter
Archie Barnes as Pantalaimon
Lewin Lloyd as Roger Parslow
Daniel Frogson as Tony Costa
Tyler Howitt as Billy Costa
Amir Wilson as Will Parry


His Dark Materials premieres November 4
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