Netflix’s ‘A Series Of Unfortunate Event’s Sets Release Date For Jan 2017 [Video]
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Netflix has finally announced the release of “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” which is based off a book series written by Daniel Handler, a.k.a. Lemony Snicket. The show’s first season is expected to cover the first four books and it’s lauded as Netflix’s most expensive production so far.
The official press release and video is below.
Today, in an announcement sure to set it on a path to misery and ruin, Netflix reveals the date for its upcoming series Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events – Friday, January 13, 2017.
“If you like watching stories in which children enjoy pleasant rides in truck beds, on their way to colorful destinations where they finally solve the curious mysteries plaguing their lives…That story is streaming elsewhere.” – Lemony Snicket
The show’s description from Netflix:
Based on the internationally best-selling series of books by Lemony Snicket (aka Daniel Handler) and starring Emmy and Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harris, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events recounts the tragic tale of the Baudelaire orphans — Violet, Klaus, and Sunny – whose evil guardian Count Olaf will stop at nothing to get his hands on their inheritance.
The siblings must outsmart Olaf at every turn, foiling his many devious plans and disguises, in order to discover clues to their parents’ mysterious death. The eight-episode series is a Netflix original production, executive produced by Emmy Award winner Barry Sonnenfeld and Daniel Handler, and also stars Patrick Warburton (Lemony Snicket), Joan Cusack (Justice Strauss), Malina Weissman (Violet Baudelaire) and Louis Hynes (Klaus Baudelaire). The series premieres January 13, 2017 only on Netflix.