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See Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ruth Wilson in Trailer for His Dark Materials

”Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”’s Jack Thorne pens the BBC miniseries.

As announced last year, Lin-Manuel Miranda is among the stars of the BBC's upcoming series His Dark Materials, based on the novels by Philip Pullman. He will play aeronaut and adventurer Lee Scoresby alongside Dafne Keen as Lyra, James McAvoy as Uncle Asriel, and Ruth Wilson as Mrs. Coulter. Take a look at a trailer for the series and see LMM in character here:

The eight-part adaptation is written by Harry Potter and the Cursed Child scribe Jack Thorne, with Oscar winner Tom Hooper directing the first two episodes. The cast also includes Clarke Peters, Anne-Marie Duff, Ariyon Bakare, Ian Gelder, Georgina Campbell, and Will Keen. A premiere date has not been announced yet.