HBO Max teases post-apocalyptic ‘Station Eleven’ series

HBO Max has published the first teaser video and images for her adaptation of the post-apocalyptic novel by Emily St. John Mandel, Eleven station. In the short video, you’ll get a glimpse of Jeevan (Himesh Patel), Kirsten (Matilda Lawler in her younger version and Mackenzie Davis in her older version), and the other main characters in the story, as they face off against each other. to a pandemic that has devastated most of the planet.

The trailer begins with Jeevan and young Kirsten shopping carts on food carts in a nearly empty supermarket, as well as a lone cashier who didn’t know where to go. From there we see a montage of dark landscapes, a Ferris wheel and a burning building, a theatrical performance (which is a central part of the story), a mysterious character, people in panic then trying to reconstruct what they are. Are lost.

Mandel’s novel is set in the Great Lakes region before and after a fictitious swine flu pandemic killed most of the world’s population. According to Polygonfilming began in Chicago in January 2020, but due to the actual pandemic still affecting us right now, production had to be moved to Mississauga, Ontario, and finished in July. The 10-episode limited series was directed by Hiro Murai (Atlanta), while Patrick Somerville (Made for love) was a screenwriter and showrunner. It will be available to stream on HBO Max starting December 16.

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