Producer Damon Lindelof's Watchmen spin-off TV series has received a full series order at HBO. Along with the news that the show would progress to series, HBO released the show's synopsis.
"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."
The cable network also released an announced cast but not their roles: 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, Adelynn Spoon.
HBO's Watchmen is scheduled to debut sometime in 2019.