Netflix is continuing to show off its series adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events starring Neil Patrick Harris as Count Olaf.
We first saw a teaser featuring Snicket, the pen name of the author of the books the series is based on, Daniel Handler, who’s played on the show by Patrick Warburton. Then came a teaser trailer introducing Harris’s version of the Olaf character, a tough role to take on after Jim Carrey famously played him in the 2004 feature film adaptation. More recently Netflix has gotten to the good stuff, releasing a full trailer last month and now a second full trailer today. You can watch both of the full trailers below.
About A Series of Unfortunate Events:
Based on the internationally best-selling series of books by Lemony Snicket (aka Daniel Handler) and starring Emmy and Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harris, A Series of Unfortunate Events recounts the tragic tale of the Baudelaire orphans — Violet, Klaus, and Sunny â€“ whose evil guardian Count Olaf will stop at nothing to get his hands on their inheritance. The siblings must outsmart Olaf at every turn, foiling his many devious plans and disguises, in order to discover clues to their parentsâ€™ mysterious death. The eight-episode series is a Netflix original production, executive produced by Emmy Award winner Barry Sonnenfeld and Daniel Handler, and premieres January 13, 2017 only on Netflix.
The cast for A Series of Unfortunate Events also includes Malina Weissman, Louis Hynes, Presley Smith, Joan Cusack, K. Todd Freeman, Aasif Mandvi, Catherine O’Hara, Don Johnson, and Alfre Woodard.
If you are interested in a story with a happy ending, that story is streaming elsewhere. This story has no happy ending, no happy beginning, and very few happy things in the middle.
We regretfully present you with the official trailer, a word which here means a collection of the unhappy happenings surrounding the lives of the three Baudelaire orphans and one despicable Count Olaf.
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