This isn’t a Discworld adaptation you’ve seen earlier than.
BBC’s latest try to adapt Terry Pratchett’s seminal fantasy series is The Watch, a modernized, slickly fashionable tackle Pratchett’s Metropolis Watch, a subsection of the Discworld universe influenced by noir, cynicism, and procedurals. In brief: these misfits try to maintain the town secure. They usually’re going to have a tough time doing it and staying on the correct aspect of morality within the course of. In a brand new picture, the celebs collect, giving us our greatest look but at simply what the present goes to seem like.
This isn’t how I pictured them within the books, however I can’t say I hate it. Meet the entire crew: Girl Ramkin, Captain Vimes, Cheery, Angua, Detritus, Carrot. I’m all in favour of what the present’s model of Dying goes to seem like. Hopefully only a creepy cloak; you’ll be able to’t actually beat a creepy personified cloak.
Whether or not you’re a Discworld-loving skeptic or intrigued by what you see, The Watch is coming, starring Richard Dormer and Lara Rossi, in January 2021.
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