BBC has dropped the final trailer for the upcoming third and last season of the fantasy drama His Dark Materials, which is scheduled to make its return on HBO on December 5 and on December 18 on BBC. For its U.S. release, two new episodes will debut each week, leading up to the series finale on December 26.
The His Dark Materials final season trailer continues to tease the last chapter in Lyra’s journey. It also highlights the action-packed and emotional sequences that fans should expect in the next installment.
Check out the final His Dark Materials Trailer below:
Based on Philip Pullman’s fantasy trilogy novel series, His Dark Materials centers around a seemingly ordinary but brave young woman from another world. The final season will see Will, the bearer of The Subtle Knife, and Lyra, the prophesied child, travel through multiple worlds to find and protect each other.
“In the final chapter of this epic fantasy series, Lyra, the prophesied child, and Will, the bearer of The Subtle Knife, must journey to a dark place from which no one has ever returned,” reads the synopsis. “As her father’s great war against the Authority edges closer, they will learn that saving the worlds comes at a terrible price.”
Season 3 will feature numerous returning cast members, including Dafne Keen, Amir Wilson, Ruth Wilson, Simone Kirby, Will Keen, Jade Anouka, Ruta Gedmintas, James McAvoy, and Lin-Manuel Miranda. It will be directed by Amit Gupta, Charles Martin, and Weronika Tofilska.
They will be joined by new cast members Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jamie Ward, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Simon Harrison, Chipo Chung, and Amber Fitzgerald-Woolfe.
His Dark Materials is produced by Bad Wolf and New Line Cinema for BBC One and HBO. Executive producers are Dan McCulloch, Jane Tranter, Joel Collins, Julie Gardner, Philip Pullman, Jack Thorne, Tom Hooper, Deborah Forte, Toby Emmerich, Carolyn Blackwood, and Ben Irving.