HBO's 'Watchmen' to air in 2019

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Published: 10:4 AM August 20, 2018

Updated: 10:4 AM August 20, 2018

WATCHMEN. HBO announces that ''Watchmen' will air in 2019. Photos courtesy of HBO

MANILA, Philippines – HBO announced on Monday, August 20, that Watchmen, based on the graphic novel from DC Comics, is scheduled for a release in 2019.

A short teaser was posted on HBO's Facebook page. The show will be produced by Damon Lindelhof, Nicole Kassell and Tom Spezialy. 

The cast includes actress Regina King (The Leftovers, Jerry Maguire), Don Johnson ( Miami Vice, The Other Woman), Tim Blake Nelson (Lincoln, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk), Louis Gossett Jr. (HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, An Officer and a Gentleman), Adelaide Clemens (HBO’s Parade’s End, The Great Gatsby) and Andrew Howard (The Brave, Taken 3).

A Watchmen movie came out in 2009, directed by Zack Synder. The movie starred Billy Crudup, Malin Ackerman, Jackie Earle Haley, Patrick Wilson, and Matthew Goode.

Watchmen will be produced by White Rabbit in association with Warner Bros. Television.  –