HBO is bringing “Watchmen” to the small screen.
The show is “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” the synopsis reads.
The new series will star Regina King as Angela Abar, Jean Smart as Silk Spectre and Adelaide Clemens as Pirate Jenny.
Damon Lindelof (“Lost”) will act as executive producer and writer.
“Watchmen” premieres on Oct. 20.