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HBO has joined the BBC to Produce the Series: At the Crossroads of Worlds

The project to launch the adaptation of a series of At the Crossroads of Worlds is not new. It’s been several years that the development is in progress, but it is good news (or rather, several) is in the offing ! In fact, we just learned that HBO was going to co-produce the programme alongside the BBC.


The other good news is that this series is planned for at least two seasons. With the american chain that has just entered the dance, with studios Bad Wolf ” and New Line Cinema, the BBC ensures that its program will be distributed outside the United Kingdom.

Filming began this month in Cardiff under the direction of Tom Hooper , to whom we owe the film The king’s Speech. The adaptation of the work of Philip Pullman offers therefore two seasons, the first of which will be comprised of eight episodes. For the time being, we do not know yet the exact date of broadcast of this series, which is not expected before next year.

Twelve years ago, the best-selling Pullman had already been adapted for the cinema but had not seduced the public and the critics. This series aims to catch up with the shooting because, according to the rumours, this production would be the most expensive ever carried out in the United Kingdom.

Next to casting, we will be reunited with James McAvoy who will play Lord Asriel, Dafne Keen in Lyra, Ruth Wilson , who plays Marisa Coulter. The distribution will be complemented by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Clarke Peters, Ariyon Bakare, Anne-Marie Duff, or Will Keen.

In France, the series will be broadcast on OCS.