Damon Lindelof’s ‘Watchmen’ Adaptation Gets Premiere Date From HBO

TheWrap | 9/3/2019 | Tim Baysinger
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HBO has set the premiere date for Damon Lindelof’s highly-anticipated adaptation of “Watchmen.”

The series will premiere on Sunday, Oct. 20 at 9 p.m. A week later, “Silicon Valley” will return for its sixth and final season, which will air at 10 p.m.

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The series is based on Alan Moore’s acclaimed 1980s set graphic novel series. The logline from HBO is as follows: Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, “Watchmen” embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name, while attempting to break new ground of its own.

Nicole Kassell directed the pilot, based from a script written by Lindelof.

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Not much is known about HBO’s take on the famed comic series, except that it will not be a straight retelling of the 12-issue graphic novel series, but rather something new that takes place roughly 30...
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