‘Watchmen’: Tom Mison, Frances Fisher & Jacob Ming-Trent Cast In Damon Lindelof’s HBO Pilot

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‘Watchmen’: Tom Mison, Frances Fisher & Jacob Ming-Trent Cast In Damon Lindelof’s HBO Pilot
Sleepy Hollow alum Tom Mison, Frances Fisher (Titanic) and Jacob Ming-Trent (Superfly) have signed on to the cast of Damon Lindelof’s HBO Watchmen pilot, a take on Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ iconic limited comic series. They join previously cast Jeremy Irons, Regina King, Don Johnson, Tim Blake Nelson, Louis Gossett Jr., Adelaide Clemens and Andrew Howard.

Set in an alternate history where “superheroes” are treated as outlaws, Watchmen embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel while attempting to break new ground of its own. As Lindelof recently noted, the project is not an adaptation of the 12 issues of the comic but an original story that remixes them.

As has been case with all Watchmen castings, no details about the actors’ characters are provided.

Lindelof, who wrote the script, executive produces the pilot with Nicole Kassell, who is directing, Tom Spezialy and Joseph Iberti. Watchmen is produced
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