Netflix has announced the official release of its adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s best-selling “A Series of Unfortunate Events” book series with a new teaser trailer.
In the trailer, actor Patrick Warbuton plays Lemony Snicket, the series’ narrator, as he walks through the show’s set. Neither the protagonists, the Baudelaire orphans, nor the antagonist Count Olaf appear in the brief clip.
Neil Patrick Harris will star as Count Olaf in the eight-episode series, which has been in production since November 2014.
Here’s a description of the show from a Netflix press release:
“Lemony Snicket’s ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ recounts the tragic tale of the Baudelaire orphans — Violet, Klaus, and Sunny — whose evil guardian Count Olaf will stop at nothing to get his hands on their inheritance. The siblings must outsmart Olaf at every turn, foiling his many devious plans and disguises, in order to discover clues to their parents’ mysterious death.”
“A Series of Unfortunate Events” will premiere on Netflix on January 13, 2017.
Watch the teaser trailer below:
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