5 Reasons Why HBO’s Watchmen Might Fail

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By Jon Arvedon | More Articles
September 03, 2019  08:08 AM

At Comic-Con International in San Diego, HBO unveiled the first full-length trailer for Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen.

Taking place in the same universe as the seminal 1986-87 limited series by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, the show will serve as a sequel of sorts, exploring the present-day ramifications of the events set in motion decades earlier.

However, as excited as we here at Epicstream are to see this new take on Watchmen, we’re also skeptical, and while we certainly hope it doesn’t, here are five reasons why HBO’s Watchmen might fail:

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