‘Watchmen’ Trailer: HBO Gives the Clearest Look Yet at What’s at Stake in New Adaptation
Published on Sep 14, 2019
Ever since the news broke in fall of 2017 that Damon Lindelof was working on a “Watchmen” pilot for HBO, fans and casual observers have wondered what form this new adaptation might take. After a couple looks at the new series over the summer, HBO released one more sneak peek at what’s in store.
Plenty of the show’s new spins on old iconography was introduced in those teases, but this latest window into the show has a pretty firm grasp on what sets this “Watchmen” table. After years of relative quiet from the Kalvary (a domestic terror group adopting the familiar Rorschach mask as their uniform), an act of violence leads the police in Tulsa, Oklahoma to presume that the dormant group might be planning something larger.
In order to head off this threat, the local sheriff’s office teams up with a handful of masked individuals to prevent something catastrophic.
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Author: Steve Greene