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TV PILOTS: HBO’s WATCHMEN Pilot from Damon Lindelof To Film in Vancouver this Spring?

Ozymandias, Silk Spectre, Doctor Manhattan, The Comedian (kneeling), Nite Owl and Rorschach.

UPDATE: HBO’s Watchmen pilot will film in Atlanta not Vancouver, according to latest Production Weekly.

From DC Comics, Warner Bros TV and HBO.

Is the pilot for HBO’s adaption of the Watchmen graphic novel going to film in Vancouver this Spring.

What’s Watchmen about?

Costumed heroes alter the course of history leading to an American victory in Vietnam, a Richard Nixon presidency that stretches into the mid-1980s and America and Russia on a collision course for World War III. Set against this altered timeline is a group of crimefighters — Ozymandias, Silk Spectre, Doctor Manhattan, Nite Owl and Rorschach — who investigate the murder of one of their own.

Murder of Edward Blake/The Comedian.

Nite Owl and Doctor Manhattan.


Showrunner: Damon Lindelof (Lost/The Leftovers)

Director: Nicole Kassell

Adapted from DC graphic novel from Alan Moore, artist Dave Gibbons and colorist John Higgens.

Zach Snyder’s 2009 Watchmen movie filmed in Vancouver with Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Edward Blake/the Comedian.

Source: Production Weekly.

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