HBO has released a teaser trailer for the upcoming original series ‘Watchmen’. The series is being sold as a sequel to Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’s landmark comic series.

The series comes from Damon Lindelof and is set in an alternate history where “superheroes” are treated as outlaws. The drama series embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name while attempting to break new ground of its own.

‘Watchmen’ is based on the graphic novel co-created and illustrated by Dave Gibbons and published by DC.

The cast includes Regina King, Jeremy Irons, Don Johnson, Jean Smart, Tim Blake Nelson, Louis Gossett Jr., Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Hong Chau, Andrew Howard, Tom Mison, Frances Fisher, Jacob Ming-Trent, Sara Vickers, Dylan Schombing, and James Wolk.

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