Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, Watchmen, from executive producer Damon Lindelof (Emmy® winner for “Lost”; HBO’s “The Leftovers”) embraces the nostalgia of the original ground-breaking graphic novel of the same name, while attempting to break new ground of its own.
Nicole Kassell directs the pilot from a script written by Lindelof.
Watchmen will premiere the same time as the U.S. on Monday 21 October 9am (10am from 4 November) on HBO GO and HBO (Astro Ch 411/ 431 HD). The episode encores on HBO on the same day at 10pm. New episodes premiere every Monday.
The series is produced for HBO by White Rabbit in association with Warner Bros. Television; executive producer/writer, Damon Lindelof; executive producer/director, Nicole Kassell; executive producer, Tom Spezialy; executive producer/director, Stephen Williams; executive producer, Joseph Iberti.
Based on the iconic graphic novel co-created and illustrated by Dave Gibbons and published by DC, the HBO Watchmen series starsRegina King, Don Johnson, Tim Blake Nelson, Louis Gossett Jr. Adelaide Clemens and Andrew Howard.