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