Video: HBO Releases Official Season 2 Trailer For “His Dark Materials”





Video: HBO Releases Official Season 2 Trailer For “His Dark Materials” at Comic-Con@Home
Included in the trailer is the very first glimpse at the mysterious city of Cittàgaze as well as footage of new season 2 cast members Andrew Scott, Jade Anouka, and Simone Kirby.
[via press release from HBO]
HBO Releases Official Season 2 Trailer For HIS DARK MATERIALS At Comic-Con@Home

During today’s exciting Comic-Con@Home panel for HBO and BBC’s HIS DARK MATERIALS, fans were treated to the first official trailer for the upcoming second season of the drama series.

Included in the trailer is the very first glimpse at the mysterious city of Cittàgaze as well as footage of new season 2 cast members Andrew Scott (“John Parry”), Jade Anouka (“Ruta Skadi”), and Simone Kirby (“Dr. Mary Malone”), who join returning cast Dafne Keen (“Lyra”), Ruth Wilson (“Mrs Coulter”), Ariyon Bakare (“Lord Boreal”), Amir Wilson (“Will”) and Lin-Manuel Miranda (“Lee Scoresby”).

In the second season of HIS DARK MATERIALS, Lord Asriel (James McAvoy) has opened a bridge to a new world, and, distraught over the death of her best friend, Lyra (Dafne Keen) follows Asriel into the unknown. In a strange and mysterious abandoned city she meets Will (Amir Wilson), 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 (Ruth Wilson) searches for Lyra, determined to bring her home by any means necessary. HIS DARK MATERIALS is available on HBO and to stream on HBO Max.



Upcoming DVD Releases





COMING ON 5/26:

* Queen Of The South – The Complete 4th Season (Fox)
$29.95 SRP DVD MOD

—–As the fourth riveting season unfolds, Teresa (Alice Braga) expands her empire to the east by taking on the Big Easy—New Orleans. But when new enemies emerge and familial trust is broken, Teresa must make decisions that will shake her to the core. Inspired by Arturo Pérez-Reverte’s best-selling novel “La Reina del Sur,” Queen of the South is one tense, action-packed thrill ride!

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COMING ON 7/14:

* The Magicians – Season 5 (Universal)
$39.98 SRP DVD; $44.98 SRP Blu-ray

—–Season 5 finds Julia, Alice, Eliot, Margo, Penny and the rest of the gang coping with the tragic loss of Quentin as they navigate the return of magic. However, not only is magic back, but now there is way too much of it. The magicians must deal with the repercussions of this new magical surplus as they fight to prevent the literal end of the world. Based on the bestselling novels by Lev Grossman, “The Magicians” stars Stella Maeve, Olivia Taylor Dudley, Hale Appleman, Arjun Gupta, Summer Bishil, Rick Worthy, Jade Tailor, Brittany Curran and Trevor Einhorn.

* The Magicians – The Complete Series (Universal)
$59.98 SRP DVD; $82.98 SRP Blu-ray
EXTRAS: Deleted Scenes; Gag Reels; The World of The Magicians; Behind the Magic
—–Based on Lev Grossman’s best-selling book series, “The Magicians” follows Quentin Coldwater, a highly intelligent but socially withdrawn twenty-something secretly obsessed with a series of fantasy novels he read as a child about a magical land called Fillory. Beyond that, Quentin’s life is dull until he finds himself admitted to a very secret, exclusive college of magic in Upstate New York, where he receives a thorough and rigorous education in the practice of modern sorcery. However, magic doesn’t bring the happiness, adventure, and meaning that he thought it would…until he and his friends discover that Fillory is real. Explore their magical world with the Complete Series!

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COMING ON 7/28:

* NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service – The 17th Season (ViacomCBS)
$55.98 SRP DVD

EXTRAS: DVD comes with all 20 episodes plus DVD-exclusive featurettes
—–Who is the deadly terrorist known only as “Sahar,” and where will they strike next? This central mystery runs throughout Season 17 as Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs (Mark Harmon) and second-in-command Senior Special Agent Timothy McGee (Sean Murray) race against time to identify, locate and neutralize Sahar and save countless lives –including their own. NCIS takes on some of the most intense cases of their careers along the way, from murdered Marines and attacks at Arlington National Cemetery to crashed fighter jets and secrets that threaten to tear their team apart. Co-stars Wilmer Valderrama, Emily Wickersham, Maria Bello, Brian Dietzen, Diona Reasonover, Rocky Carroll, and David McCallum work together to deliver justice all over the world in this thrilling 5-disc, 20-episode collection. Guest appearances by Patrick Duffy (“Dallas”), Daphne Zuniga (“One Tree Hill”), and Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future).
NOTE: artwork for this title is not finalized, and could be subject to change

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COMING ON 8/4:

* His Dark Materials – The Complete 1st Season (Warner)
$24.98 SRP DVD; $29.98 SRP Blu-ray
EXTRAS: Making His Dark Materials; Dafne Keen: Bringing Lyra Belacqua to Life; Ruth Wilson: Bringing Mrs. Coulter to Life; Lin-Manuel Miranda: Bringing Lee Scoresby to Life; James McAvoy: Bringing Lord Asriel to Life; Adapting His Dark Materials; The Daemons of His Dark Materials; Dressing His Dark Materials; Building His Dark Materials; BLU-RAY ONLY: Digital Copy
—–His Dark Materials takes place in a world parallel to our own, where a human’s soul exists outside one’s body in the form of a talking animal called a “daemon.” The all-powerful Magisterium rule over this world where they suppress any knowledge that attempts to challenge its ideas, particularly around the theory that multiple worlds exist. Season One of this compelling HBO series follows Lyra (Dafne Keen), a young orphan who was left as a baby at Oxford’s Jordan College by her uncle Lord Asriel (James McAvoy) and desires a life of adventure beyond the confines of her bookish, scholarly surroundings. But when Lyra’s best friend goes missing, her search for her kidnapped friend uncovers a plot involving stolen children and transforms into a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon known as Dust. Over the course of the season, as she journeys through the different worlds – including our own – Lyra encounters extraordinary beings and dangerous secrets, with the fate of both the living and the dead at stake. In addition to Dafne Keen (Logan, the Refugees) as Lyra and James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) as Lord Asriel, the ensemble cast features Golden Globe Winner Ruth Wilson (The Affair) as Mrs. Coulter; Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton) as the adventurer Lee Scoresby; Clarke Peters (The Wire, Treme) as The Master of Jordan College; Lewin Lloyd (The Aeronauts) as Lyra’s missing friend Roger Parslow; James Cosmo (Braveheart, Game of Thrones) as Farder Coram and Anne-Marie Duff as Ma Costa, who are part of the boat-dwelling Gyptian community; and Will Keen as Father MacPhail and Ariyon Bakare as Lord Boreal, both ministers for the Magisterium.
NOTE: artwork for the DVD version and artwork for the Blu-ray version use different key art; images of both are included with this week’s Roundup

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COMING ON 9/1 (available at Walmart early, beginning 6/2):

* Blue’s Clues & You – Vol. 1 (Nickelodoen/ViacomCBS)
$10.99 SRP DVD

EXTRAS: How to Play Blue’s Clues Song; Josh & Blue’s VLOG! (o ABC Song, Hide & Seek + Dancing!; Holiday Shopping, Mailtime, Nursery Rhymes & More!; Garden Sing Along, Touring School & Mailtime with Blue’s Clues!; Soccer Tricks, Gopher Game & Color Song!; American Sign Language Lesson, Nursery Rhymes & Mailtime!; Planets Song, Find The Snail Game & Mailtime!); American Sign Language Word of the Week (Blue’s Clues; Thankful; Music)
—–In the Blue’s Clues & You! DVD collection, fans can help Josh solve games of Blue’s Clues as he tries to figure out what Blue wants for a snack, what present she wants for her birthday, what she would like to do on her playdate and more. Featuring four exciting episodes from the show’s debut season, the series follows beloved puppy Blue and live-action host Josh (Josh Dela Cruz) as they invite a new generation of preschoolers on clue-led adventures, and solve a puzzle in each episode.



HIS DARK MATERIALS: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON COMING TO BLU-RAYTM AND DVD





WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES HBO’S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED

HIS DARK MATERIALS: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON COMING TO BLU-RAYTM AND DVD August 4, 2020

“A Riveting Realization of Philip Pullman’s Magic” – The Guardian

“This is the Adaptation Fans Have Been Waiting Decades to See.” – TV Guide

BURBANK, CA (May 14, 2020) – Lauded by critics as HBO’s new hit original fantasy drama series, His Dark Materials: The Complete First Season will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on August 4, 2020. Adapted from Philip Pullman’s epic trilogy of the same name, which has sold over 22 million copies worldwide, His Dark Materials: The Complete First Season will feature all eight episodes from the debut season along with an exclusive new bonus feature, Making His Dark Materials. This special feature follows the ambitious undertaking of bringing the beloved award-winning book series to life. Available from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, the release will be priced at $29.98 SRP ($39.99 in Canada) for the Blu-ray and $24.98 SRP ($29.98 SRP in Canada) for the DVD.

His Dark Materials takes place in a world parallel to our own, where a human’s soul exists outside one’s body in the form of a talking animal called a “daemon.” The all-powerful Magisterium rule over this world where they suppress any knowledge that attempts to challenge its ideas, particularly around the theory that multiple worlds exist. Season One of this compelling HBO series follows Lyra (Dafne Keen), a young orphan who was left as a baby at Oxford’s Jordan College by her uncle Lord Asriel (James McAvoy) and desires a life of adventure beyond the confines of her bookish, scholarly surroundings. But when Lyra’s best friend goes missing, her search for her kidnapped friend uncovers a plot involving stolen children and transforms into a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon known as Dust. Over the course of the season, as she journeys through the different worlds – including our own – Lyra encounters extraordinary beings and dangerous secrets, with the fate of both the living and the dead at stake.

In addition to Dafne Keen (Logan, the Refugees) as Lyra and James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) as Lord Asriel, the ensemble cast features Golden Globe Winner Ruth Wilson (The Affair) as Mrs. Coulter; Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton) as the adventurer Lee Scoresby; Clarke Peters (The Wire, Treme) as The Master of Jordan College; Lewin Lloyd (The Aeronauts) as Lyra’s missing friend Roger Parslow; James Cosmo (Braveheart, Game of Thrones) as Farder Coram and Anne-Marie Duff as Ma Costa, who are part of the boat-dwelling Gyptian community; and Will Keen as Father MacPhail and Ariyon Bakare as Lord Boreal, both ministers for the Magisterium.

“Fans and critics alike have been raving about HBO’s adaptation of Philip Pullman’s award-winning trilogy since its debut,” said Rosemary Markson, Senior Vice President Marketing, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. “We are thrilled to release His Dark Materials: The Complete First Season with over an hour of behind-the-scenes extras including an exclusive new featurette for all viewers to enjoy.”

His Dark Materials is produced by Bad Wolf and New Line Cinema for BBC One and HBO. Executive producing the series are: Dan McCulloch, Jane Tranter, Joel Collins and Julie Gardner for Bad Wolf; Philip Pullman, Jack Thorne, Tom Hooper, Otto Bathurst; Deborah Forte, Toby Emmerich and Carolyn Blackwood for New Line Cinema; and Ben Irving and Piers Wenger for BBC One.

8 ONE-HOUR EPISODES

Lyra’s Jordan
The Idea of North
The Spies
Armour
The Lost Boy
The Daemon-Cages
The Fight to the Death
Betrayal
SPECIAL FEATURES

Making His Dark Materials (**Exclusive to Blu-ray and DVD)
Dafne Keen: Bringing Lyra Belacqua to Life
Ruth Wilson: Bringing Mrs. Coulter to Life
Lin-Manuel Miranda: Bringing Lee Scoresby to Life
James McAvoy: Bringing Lord Asriel to Life
Adapting His Dark Materials
The Daemons of His Dark Materials
Dressing His Dark Materials
Building His Dark Materials

DIGITAL

The first season of His Dark Materials is currently available to own on Digital. Digital purchase allows consumers to instantly stream and download to watch anywhere and anytime on their favorite devices. Digital movies and TV shows are available from various digital retailers including Amazon Prime Video, AppleTV, Google Play, Vudu and others. A Digital Code is also included in the U.S. with the purchase of specially marked Blu-ray discs for redemption and cloud storage.

BASICS

Street Date: August 4, 2020

BD and DVD Presented in 16×9 widescreen format

Run Time: Approx. 460 minutes

Enhanced Content Run Time: Approx. 63 minutes

DVD

Price: $24.98 SRP ($29.98 in Canada)

2 DVD-9s

DVD Audio: English (5.1) DD

DVD Subtitles: English SDH, Complex Chinese, Brazilian Port

BLU-RAY

Price: $29.98 SRP ($39.99 in Canada)

BD Audio: English (5.1) DTS HDMA, French (5.1) DD

BD Subtitles: English SDH, French, Complex Chinese, Brazilian Port. Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish

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