Based on author Philip Pullman’s award-winning trilogy of the same name. Over 12 million YouTube views for the three trailers released so far.
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First On Showmax. New episodes weekly, express from the US, from 6 November
Lyra’s search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children, setting off a quest through parallel worlds to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust. The fantasy’s cast includes child stars Dafne Keen and Amir Wilson as Lyra and Will, supported by Golden Globe winner Ruth Wilson (The Affair, Luther), Golden Globe nominees James McAvoy (X-Men) and Lin-Manuel Returns (Mary Poppins Returns), and BAFTA winner Helen McCrory (Harry Potter, The Queen). Oscar-winner Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech) is one of the directors.