His Dark Materialss is an American fantasy drama television series produced by the HBO cable network. It is based on the novel series His Dark Materials, written by Philip Pullman. It is produced by Bad Wolf and New Line Productions, for BBC One and HBO, with the latter handling international distribution. The eight-episode first series premiered on 3 November 2019 on BBC One in the United Kingdom and on 4 November on HBO in the United States and other markets. Before the series premiered, His Dark Materials was renewed for a second series of eight episodes.
Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros, while an ancient enemy returns after being dormant for thousands of years.
- Dafne Keen as Lyra Belacqua
- Ruth Wilson as Mrs Coulter
- Anne-Marie Duff as Ma Costa
- Clarke Peters as The Master
- Kit Connor as Pantalaimon (voice)
- Peter Serafinowicz as Iofur Raknison (voice)