Screener Squad: His Dark Materials (Season 1)

His Dark Materials Season 1 Review
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HIS DARK MATERIALS (SEASON 1) TV SERIES REVIEW

The book series that the Catholic church really hopes you don’t read is being adapted into a TV series via BBC and HBO. Adapted from Phillip Pullman’s work, His Dark Materials follows a young orphan girl named Lyra (Dafne Keen) as she seeks to find out what happened to a friend who was abducted. This soon puts her on a quest involving magical talking animals, evil conspiracies, a mysterious substance called Dust, and even alternate realities. Justin listens in as Bradly and Paloma discuss this incredibly ambitious show to see whether it being greenlit for a second season so early is justified or wishful thinking.

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DIRECTED BY: Tom Hooper, Dawn Shadforth, Otto Bathurst, Euros Lyn, Jamie Childs

STARRING: Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, Anne-Marie Duff, Clarke Peters, James Cosmo, Ariyon Bakare, Will Keen, Lucian Maamati, Gary Lewis, Lewin Lloyd, Daniel Frogson, James McAvoy, Georgina Campbell, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ruta Gedmintas, Lia Williams, Amir Wilson, Nina Sosanya, Simon Manyonda, Geoff Bell, Tyler Howitt, Mat Fraser, David Landham, Robert Emms, Moryfdd Clark, Frank Bourke, Jamie Wilkes, Joe Tandberg, Helen McCrory, Kit Connor, Peter Serafinowicz, Ian Gelder, Patrick Godfrey, Ruchard Cunningham, Nabil Elouahabi, Harry Melling, Andrew Scott

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