If you remember The Golden Compass movie and maybe you’ve read the books by Philip Pullman, then get ready for the new series coming from HBO and BBC One. His Dark Materials stars James McAvoy, Clarke Peters, Ruth Wilson, Lin-Manuel Miranda and more and will debut on HBO later this year. Check out the official description and first trailer below!
Adapting Philip Pullman’s award-winning trilogy of the same name, which is considered a modern masterpiece of imaginative fiction, the first season follows Lyra, 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. As she journeys through the worlds, including our own, Lyra meets Will, a determined and courageous boy. Together, they encounter extraordinary beings and dangerous secrets, with the fate of both the living — and the dead — in their hands.