The Comic-Con@Home panel for His Dark Materials did not waste any time to give the fans what they want. Before the panel even started, HBO dropped the first trailer for season 2 which included the first look at the mysterious city of Cittàgaze.
The panel featured executive producers Jane Tranter and Jack Thorne, as well as cast members Dafne Keen (Lyra), Ruth Wilson (Mrs. Coulter), Ariyon Bakare (Lord Boreal), Amir Wilson (Will Parry), Andrew Scott (John Parry), and Lin-Manuel Miranda (Lee Scoresby) as they talked about the series and the upcoming season.
Adapted from Philip Pullman’s award-winning trilogy of the same name, His Dark Materials had a dramatic conclusion in December. The new trailer feature a lot of nuggets of excitement from the second season where Lord Asriel (James McAvoy) has opened a bridge to a new world, and, distraught over the death of her best friend, Lyra follows Asriel into the unknown. In a strange and mysterious abandoned city she meets Will a boy from our world who is also running from a troubled past. Lyra and Will learn their destinies are tied to reuniting Will with his father but find their path is constantly thwarted as a war begins to brew around them. Meanwhile, Mrs. Coulter searches for Lyra, determined to bring her home by any means necessary.
Watch the trailer above.
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