HBO and The Leftovers director Damon Lindelof have been collaborating on a television series based on the popular graphic novel Watchmen and now we know it’s working title. The premium television series will not bear any similarities to the movie of the same name by Zack Snyder and will not be a full adaptation of the dystopian graphic novel.
With production getting ready to go underway, the series has now received it’s working title, Production Weekly reports. The series has been dubbed as Brooklyn.
Details surrounding the highly anticipated project are minimal, but what we do know is that Lindelof’s fellow director on The Leftovers, Nicole Kassell was tapped to direct the pilot earlier this year.
The overall synopsis of Watchmen is as follows:
In an alternate 1985 America, costumed superheroes are part of everyday life. When one of his former comrades is murdered, masked vigilante Rorschach uncovers a plot to kill and discredit all past and present superheroes. As he reconnects with his retired associates, only one of which has true powers, Rorschach glimpses a far-reaching conspiracy involving their shared past and catastrophic consequences for the world’s future.
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