Elsewhere, Adrian Veidt, a.k.a. “the smartest man in the world” (Jeremy Irons) plots a daring escape from his current situation.
Episode 5: “Little Fear of Lightning”
Debuts date: SUNDAY, NOV. 17 (9:00–10:00 p.m.)
The origin story of Looking Glass (Tim Blake Nelson) is at last revealed, as is the truth behind the greatest hoax in American history. Far away, The Smartest Man In The World (Jeremy Irons) plots a daring escape.
Written by Damon Lindelof & Carly Wray; directed by Steph Green.
There is a vast and insidious conspiracy at play. #WatchmenHBO debuts this October.
From Damon Lindelof and set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, this drama series embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name while attempting to break new ground of its own. The cast includes Regina King, Jeremy Irons, Don Johnson, Jean Smart, Tim Blake Nelson, Louis Gossett Jr., Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Hong Chau, Andrew Howard, Tom Mison, Frances Fisher, Jacob Ming-Trent, Sara Vickers, Dylan Schombing, and James Wolk.
Watchmen is based on the graphic novel co-created and illustrated by Dave Gibbons and published by DC.
Regina King as Angela Abar/Sister Night
Don Johnson as Chief Judd Crawford
Tim Blake Nelson as Looking Glass
Louis Gossett Jr. as Old Man
Adelaide Clemens as Pirate Jenny
Andrew Howard as Red Scare
Jeremy Irons as Adrian Veidt/Ozymandias
Tom Mison as Marcos Maez/Mime
Sara Vickers as Erika Manson/Marionette
Frances Fisher as Jane Crawford
Jacob Ming-Trent as Panda
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Cal Abar
Dylan Schombing in an undisclosed role
Adelynn Spoon as Emma Abar
Lily Rose Smith in an undisclosed role
Jean Smart as Agent Laurie Blake/Silk Spectre
James Wolk as Senator Keane
Hong Chau as Lady T.
Dustin Ingram as Agent Petey
TBD as Doctor Manhattan
Watchmen returns with a brand new episode on November 17
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