HBO's Watchmen TV series: Comic-Con trailer, release date, cast and plot

CNET | 7/20/2019 | Jennifer Bisset
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The masked vigilantes like a splash of color.

Adapting Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' Watchmen graphic novel hasn't exactly been all smiles.

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But with the long-awaited teaser trailer as well as a full Comic-Con trailer arriving for HBO's series, we know that the latest adaptation brings masks aplenty, retains the aesthetically pleasing black and yellow color scheme and assures us the end of the world is nigh.

Here's everything you need to know about HBO's upcoming series.

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The latest Watchmen trailer offered a deeper look into plot details, including an explanation of why the police of this world wear yellow masks -- to protect their identities from vigilante attacks. One of the most exciting clips is a shot of a blue hand picking up a blue mask. Is the space-travelling Dr. Manhattan ready to set up life back from Mars?

Here, we have it. Our first look at HBO's eight-episode adaptation reveals there's not just one Rorschach mask-wearing vigilante out there, there's a whole underground community. Their speaker, featured at the very beginning of the trailer, says, "We are no one, we are everyone and we are invisible."

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That doesn't bode well for the fate of this alternative universe, where the "hibernating" vigilantes, or superheroes depending on how you look at it, appear to be enacting an uprising that may lead to a "reckoning" and war with the yellow-masked police force (you can't miss them). The ominous chanting of "ticktock, ticktock" certainly sends a chill straight from this darkly-toned world.

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Like all good superheroes, Watchmen's history hasn't been all smiles. Zack Snyder's 2009 film adaptation came off the back of two decades of development ****, with Twelve Monkeys' director Terry Gilliam flirting with the project before deeming the comic (gathered into a graphic novel in 1987) "unfilmable". Other big names like Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan) and...
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