His Dark Materials: HBO series releases first look of season 3 with new trailer and images

The HBO hit show, His Dark Materials, is set to return later this year with an eight-episode run for season 3, which will conclude the series. The show will premiere on December 5 with the first two episodes back-to-back on HBO, then will be available to stream on HBO Max. The show will then, be premiering two episodes each week, culminating in the series finale, which will premiere on December 26.

HBO has released the latest trailer for the show as well as a new poster and images.

The official synopsis from HBO:

“Based on The Amber Spyglass, the final novel in Philip Pullman’s award-winning trilogy, in the final chapter of this epic fantasy series, Lyra (Dafne Keen), the prophesied child, and Will (Amir Wilson), the bearer of The Subtle Knife, must journey to a dark place from which no one has ever returned. As her father’s great war against the Authority edges closer, they will learn that saving the worlds comes at a terrible price.”

Lin-Manuel Miranda is set to make a return this season. He will also be joined by Dafne Keen as Lyra, Amir Wilson as Will, 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, Ruta Gedminstas as Serafina Pekkala, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje as Commander Ogunwe, Jamie Ward as Father Gomez, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Simon Harrison and Chipo Chung as the rebel angels Balthamos, Baruch and Xaphania, and Amber Fitzgerald-Woolfe as Ama.

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.

His Dark Materials is set to premiere on MONDAY, DECEMBER 5 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT).

Source: HBO

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