BBC Studios, Bad Wolf production, and New Line Cinema, His Dark Materials is out on TV. The fantasy television series will be on BBC and HBO. It was released in the first week of November in the United Kingdom and the United States. His Dark Materials is renewed for further eight episodes before its premiere.
All the human roles have an animal companion called daemon. Daemons are the manifestation of the human soul. An orphan living in Jordon College, Lyra, is the center of attraction. She sets on a journey to find her missing friend. She also discovers some secrets about Lord Asriel and Marisa Coulter. While on her quest, she finds out the kidnappings are linked to a substance called Dust.
The story of the series is spectacular. And, what is further magnificent is the cast.
Dafne Keen plays the role of Lyra Belacqua.
Lyra is a young orphan who likes to walk around the city with her friends. She discovers her heritage and decides to know more about herself. But this journey is dangerous. She can read the alethiometer, which makes her wanted by many. Her daemon is Pantalaimon. Dafne Keen has appeared in TV series The Refugees and Logan. The fourteen-year-old is a British-Spanish actress. She started her acting career in 2014.
James McAvoy plays Lord Asriel.
Lord Asriel comes from an aristocratic background. He sets on a scientific expedition that will have serious consequences, especially for Lyra. His daemon is a snow leopard called Stelmaria. James McAvoy is famously known for his roles as Mr. Tumnus, his role in The Last King of Scotland, Atonement, X-Men series, Deadpool, Filth, and many more. He started his film career in 2003. He is a receiver of many awards, including the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Ruth Wilson plays Mrs. Coulter.
Coulter enchants Lyra with manners, but her true intentions are entirely different. Her daemon is a fierce golden monkey. Wilson is known for her performances in Jane Eyre, Suburban Shootout, Luther, The Affair, and Mrs. Wilson. The British actress has also won many nominations and awards, including a Golden Globe for a role in The Affair.
Lin-Manuel Miranda plays Lee Scoresby.
Scoresby is responsible for transporting Lyra across the north. His daemon is an arctic hare. Lin is a man of many talents. He is a composer, lyricist, actor, playwright, director, activist, and producer. He is a recipient of Pulitzer Award, Tony Awards, Grammys, Emmys, MacArthur Fellowship, and Kennedy Center Honours.
Father Coram played by James Cosmo.
Coram is an essential ally of Lyra. He is second in command for Gyptian King John Faa. His daemon is an almond colored cat called Sophonax. Cosmo is known for his roles in Highlander, Braveheart, Game of Thrones, The Chronicles of Narnia, Wonder Woman, and Ben-Hur.
Cast further includes Joe Tandberg, Harry Melling, Clarke Peters, Anne-Marie Duff, Lucian Msamati, Ariyon Bakare, Frank Bourke, Helen McCrory, Ruta Gedmintas, Ian Gelder, Will Keen, Georgina Campbell, Robert Emms, Amir Wilson, Andrew Scott, Lewin Llyod, Daniel Frogson, and Tyler Howitt.