While character details are sparse, Smart will play an FBI agent investigating a murder.
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, per HBO. The show is set for a 2019 debut on HBO. Lindelof will write the series and executive produce, with Stephen Williams, pilot director Nicole Kassell, Tom Spezialy and Joseph Iberti also executive producing.
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The “Watchmen”s previously-announced cast includes Regina King, Jeremy Irons, Don Johnson, Tim Blake Nelson, Louis Gossett Jr., Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Adelaide Clemens, Andrew Howard, Tom Mison, Frances Fisher, Jacob Ming-Trent, Sara Vickers, Dylan Schombing, Lily Rose Smith,