His Dark Materials

UK – US / HBO – BBC / x60 m-e / 2019-continuing

Novels: Philip Pullman

Fantasy drama series. Lyra is an orphan who lives in a parallel universe in which science, theology and magic are entwined. Her search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children, and turns into a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust.

She is later joined on her journey by Will, a boy who possesses a knife that can cut windows between worlds. As she learns the truth about her parents and her prophesied destiny, the two young people are caught up in a war against celestial powers that ranges across many worlds.

His Dark Materials

Cast: Dafne Keen (Lyra Belacqua / Lyra Silvertongue), Amir Wilson (Will Parry), Ruth Wilson (Marisa Coulter), Ariyon Bakare (Lord Carlo Boreal), Ruta Gedmintas (Serafina Pekkala), Jade Anouka (Ruta Skadi), Will Keen (Father MacPhail / Cardinal MacPhail), Simone Kirby (Mary Malone), Lin-Manuel Miranda (Lee Scoresby),