Set in contemporary France, this Anglo-French reimagining of H. G. Wells' classic in the style of Walking Dead follows pockets of survivors forced to team up after an apocalyptic extra-terrestrial strike.

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Howard Overman
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Series cast summary:
Léa Drucker ...  Catherine Durand 16 episodes, 2019-2021
Gabriel Byrne ...  Bill Ward 16 episodes, 2019-2021
Natasha Little ...  Sarah Gresham 16 episodes, 2019-2021
Daisy Edgar-Jones ...  Emily Gresham 16 episodes, 2019-2021
Bayo Gbadamosi ...  Kariem Gat Wich Machar 16 episodes, 2019-2021
Ty Tennant ...  Tom / ... 16 episodes, 2019-2021
Stephen Campbell Moore ...  Jonathan Gresham 16 episodes, 2019-2021
Paul Gorostidi ...  Nathan 14 episodes, 2019-2021
Stéphane Caillard ...  Chloe Dumont 14 episodes, 2019-2021
Mathieu Torloting Mathieu Torloting ...  Sacha 13 episodes, 2019-2021
Emilie de Preissac ...  Sophia 12 episodes, 2019-2021
Ania Sowinski ...  Adina 8 episodes, 2021
Adel Bencherif ...  Colonel Mokrani 8 episodes, 2019
Elizabeth McGovern ...  Helen Brown 8 episodes, 2019
Pearl Chanda ...  Zoe 8 episodes, 2021
Aaron Heffernan ...  Ash Daniel 7 episodes, 2019
Thom Ashley ...  Reuben 7 episodes, 2021
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Set in contemporary France, this Anglo-French reimagining of H. G. Wells' classic in the style of Walking Dead follows pockets of survivors forced to team up after an apocalyptic extra-terrestrial strike.

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Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi

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In January 2019 Hollywood Reporter announced that Hereditary star Gabriel Byrne and Downton Abbey actress Elizabeth McGovern will head the ensemble cast of War of the Worlds, a new television re-imagining of the H.G. Wells sci-fi classic, created by veteran British writer Howard Overman (Misfits, Atlantis). Lea Drucker (Le Bureau des legendes), Natasha Little (Silent Witness), Daisy Edgar Jones (Cold Feet), Stephane Caillard (Genius), Adel Bencherif (The Prophet) and Guillaume Gouix (The Returned) have also signed on to star in the eight-part series, which Urban Myth Films is producing. Shooting on the series has already begun in the U.K. and France. Gilles Coulier (De Dag) and Richard Clark (Versailles) are directing. French mini-major StudioCanal, a shareholder of Urban Myth Films, set up the financing for the series, together with French pay-TV group Canal Plus and Fox Networks Group Europe & Africa. Stuart Ford's AGC Television has come on board to co-finance the series and distribute the show in select territories. AGC will handle War of the Worlds in North America and co-distribute with StudioCanal in Latin America, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East. Fox Network Group Content Distribution will handling sales in Europe and Africa, excluding French-speaking territories. See more »

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It's not that bad
6 November 2019 | by dialogical_010See all my reviews

I feel like the complaints about this show are mostly that it doesnt follow the source material close enough. If you can let that go its not that bad.


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16 February 2020 (USA) See more »

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