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HIS DARK MATERIALS Gets November Release Date

By on September 12, 2019

His Dark Materials. Photo © HBO

His Dark Materials premieres Monday, November 4 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT), on HBO.

The series is an adaptation of the award-winning book series of the same name by Philip Pullman, and follows the adventures of Lyra (Dafne Keen), a seemingly ordinary but brave young woman from another world whose search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children, and a mysterious phenomenon called Dust.

Other series regulars include: Ruth Wilson (Golden Globe winner for The Affair) as Mrs. Coulter, Lin-Manuel Miranda (Tony Award winner for Hamilton) as Lee Scoresby, James McAvoy (Golden Globe nominee for Atonement) as Lord Asriel, Clarke Peters (HBO’s The Wire and Treme) as The Master of Jordan College, James Cosmo as Farder Coram and Anne-Marie Duff as Ma Costa, with Will Keen as Father MacPhail and Ariyon Bakare as Lord Boreal.

His Dark Materials is produced by Bad Wolf and New Line Cinema for BBC One and HBO.

Executive producing the series are: Dan McCulloch, Jane Tranter, Joel Collins and Julie Gardner for Bad Wolf; Philip Pullman, Jack Thorne, Tom Hooper, Otto Bathurst; Deborah Forte, Toby Emmerich and Carolyn Blackwood for New Line Cinema; and Ben Irving and Piers Wenger for BBC One.

The series is also available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and partners’ streaming platforms.

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