Dafne Keen plays Lyra in the BBC/HBO adaptation of His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman. Photo: HBO

James McAvoy, Ruth Wilson on TV’s His Dark Materials, and why producer Jane Tranter is a believer in timing

  • X-Men’s McAvoy takes lead role in the BBC/HBO adaptation of the first book in Philip Pullman’s fantasy adventure book trilogy
  • Wilson plays the ‘all-time great literary villain’ Mrs Coulter, while Dafne Keen plays Lyra, the 12-year-old around whom the entire plot pivots
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Dafne Keen plays Lyra in the BBC/HBO adaptation of His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman. Photo: HBO
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HBO’s Watchmen reminds Chinese viewers of Hong Kong protests

Like Joker, Watchmen is drawing comparisons to Hong Kong, and netizens are calling the show too politically correct

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