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Looks like it’s happening, folks. Damon Lindelof is getting to work on HBO’s series adaptation of Watchmen. The Leftovers showrunner is riding off the critical success of dearly departed series, which will go down in the books as one of the boldest, most imaginative pieces of television ever put to screen, and now he’s getting to work adapting one of the boldest, most imaginative graphic novels ever put on the page.
Back in 2015, we broke the news that HBO was considering developing a TV series adaptation of Alan Moore’s seminal graphic novel with filmmaker Zack Snyder, who adapted Moore’s book into the 2009 feature film, in discussions to return. But earlier this year, word broke that Lost and The Leftovers co-creator and showrunner Damon Lindelof was in early talks to develop the Watchmen series for HBO. Shortly after, Lindelof spoke a bit about his apprehension for approaching the material, which had a profound impact on him...
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