Fans of HBO drama series His Dark Materials can let out a collective cheer! The production for the third season of the fantasy series has officially begun! Filmed on location throughout Wales and England, with additional scenes filmed at Wolf Studios Wales stages, season three will see Lyra (Dafne Keen), the prophesied child, and Will (Amir Wilson), the bearer of The Subtle Knife, travel through multiple worlds to find and protect each other.
While awaiting an undoubtedly exciting third season, featuring returning and new cast members, stream or download the first two seasons of His Dark Materials on HBO GO and relive the epic adventure that spans different worlds before season three returns with more dramatic encounters and narrow escapes!
Familiar faces in the returning cast include Ruth Wilson as “Mrs Coulter,” James McAvoy as “Lord Asriel,” Simone Kirby as “Mary Malone,” Will Keen as “Father President McPhail,” Jade Anouka as “Ruta Skadi,” and Ruta Gedminstas as “Serafina Pekkala.”
Newly added cast include Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (“Suicide Squad,” “Lost,” “Oz”) as “Commander Ogunwe”; Jamie Ward (“Tyrant”) as “Father Gomez”; Kobna Holdbrook-Smith (“Zack Snyder’s Justice League,” “Mary Poppins Returns”), Simon Harrison (“No Man’s Land,” “Everest”) and Chipo Chung (“Into the Badlands”) are the rebel angels “Balthamos,” “Baruch” and “Xaphania”, with Amber Fitzgerald-Woolfe as “Ama.”
Based on the “The Amber Spyglass”, the third and final novel in Philip Pullman’s award-winning trilogy, the third season of His Dark Materials comprises a total of 8 episodes and directors include Amit Gupta, Charles Martin and Weronika Tofilska.
His Dark Materials is produced by Bad Wolf in association with New Line Cinema for BBC One and HBO. Executive producing the series are Jane Tranter, Dan McCulloch, Joel Collins and Julie Gardner for Bad Wolf; Philip Pullman, Jack Thorne, Tom Hooper; Deborah Forte, Toby Emmerich and Carolyn Blackwood for New Line Cinema; and Ben Irving for the BBC.
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