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Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, Watchmen embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name, while attempting to break new ground of its own.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Regina King ...  Angela Abar / ... 9 episodes, 2019
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II ...  Cal Abar 8 episodes, 2019
Tom Mison ...  Mr. Phillips / ... 8 episodes, 2019
Sara Vickers ...  Ms. Crookshanks 8 episodes, 2019
Jeremy Irons ...  Adrian Veidt 8 episodes, 2019
Andrew Howard ...  Red Scare 7 episodes, 2019
Louis Gossett Jr. ...  Will Reeves 7 episodes, 2019
Jean Smart ...  Laurie Blake 6 episodes, 2019
Tim Blake Nelson ...  Wade Tillman / ... 6 episodes, 2019
Dylan Schombing ...  Topher Abar 6 episodes, 2019
James Wolk ...  Joe Keene 6 episodes, 2019
Lily Rose Smith ...  Rosie 6 episodes, 2019
Adelynn Spoon ...  Emma Abar / ... 6 episodes, 2019
Danny Boyd Jr. ...  Young Will Reeves / ... 6 episodes, 2019
Frances Fisher ...  Jane Crawford 5 episodes, 2019
Jessica Camacho ...  Pirate Jenny 5 episodes, 2019
Steven G. Norfleet ...  O.B. Williams / ... 5 episodes, 2019
Alexis Louder ...  Ruth Williams / ... 5 episodes, 2019
Hong Chau ...  Lady Trieu 4 episodes, 2019
Don Johnson ...  Judd Crawford 4 episodes, 2019
Jolie Hoang-Rappaport ...  Bian 4 episodes, 2019
Jacob Ming-Trent ...  Panda 3 episodes, 2019
Cheyenne Jackson ...  Hooded Justice 3 episodes, 2019
Dustin Ingram ...  Agent Petey 3 episodes, 2019
Jovan Adepo ...  Will Reeves 3 episodes, 2019
Jamal Akakpo ...  Bass Reeves 3 episodes, 2019
Robert Wisdom ...  Seymour 2 episodes, 2019
Valeri Ross ...  Old Woman / ... 2 episodes, 2019
Danielle Deadwyler ...  June 2 episodes, 2019
Darrell Snedeger ...  Jon 2 episodes, 2019
Henry Louis Gates ...  Skip Gates 2 episodes, 2019
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Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws and must embrace the nostalgia, Detective Angela Abar investigates the reemergence of a white supremacist terrorist group inspired by the long-deceased moral absolutist Rorschach.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Vietnamese

Release Date:

20 October 2019 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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Not only did Jessica Camacho star with Tom Mison in Sleepy Hollow (2013), she was also in another DC TV show, The Flash (2014). See more »

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We Three
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Anyone saying that this isn't Watchmen never read Watchmen
28 October 2019 | by bingobingo25See all my reviews

Watchmen at its heart as a graphic novel and now a TV show isn't about deconstructing the myth of the superhero. It's about us. It's a very dark, realistic take on our country and our people with superheroes as the cherry on top.

This show demonstrates that beautifully. While the comic was about the fear and anxiety of the 80's, this show is about today. The writing is clever. The subtle ways the writers managed to continue from where the comic left off (just a few decades later) is very well done. The way the show mocks many of the folks here who are complaining about the show being "too political" (as if the graphic novel wasn't) by having their beloved Rorschach be the face of a white supremacist movement is sharp. If you saw him as the hero the first time around, Moore's comic and its themes went right over your head. I love how this show points that out.

Regina King is a force to be reckoned with. This show is exactly what a true fan would want and anyone who thinks otherwise needs to revisit the source material.


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