HBO joins BBC in Co-Producing His Dark Materials + More Episodes Ordered

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- HBO is co-producing and will distribute the series outside of the UK

- More episodes have been ordered and each series will have 8 episodes

- BBC greenlit the show in 2015 and was supposed to air in 2017 but they weren't ready to release it

- The cast includes James McAvoy as Lord Asriel, Ruth Wilson as Mrs Coulter, and Lin-Manuel Miranda as Lee Scoresby. Dafne Keen will play main character Lyra Belacqua

- Anne-Marie Duff (James McAvoy's ex wife) is also part of the cast as one of the Gyptians. Presumbly she'll be playing Ma Costa

- No trailer yet

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ONTD, is this going to flop like the 2007 movie? Are you excited about this adaption?