Netflix Debuts Teaser for 'A Series of Unfortunate Events' Starring Neil Patrick Harris

Posted Thu Nov 3, 2016 at 05:30 PM PDT by
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Meet Count Olaf in the new teaser trailer for Netflix's upcoming series.

Netflix has released a trailer for its latest original show. 'A Series of Unfortunate Events' stars Neil Patrick Harris and is set to premiere exclusively through Netflix on January 13.

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, 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 premieres January 13, 2017 only on Netflix.

Check out the teaser trailer below!

'A Series of Unfortunate Events' also stars Patrick Warburton (Lemony Snicket), Joan Cusack (Justice Strauss), Malina Weissman (Violet Baudelaire), and Louis Hynes (Klaus Baudelaire).

Other upcoming Netflix premieres include 'The Crown' on November 4, 'Lovesick' on November 17, 'Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life' on November 25,  '3%' on November 25, 'Fuller House' season two on December 9, 'Barry' on December 16, 'David Brent: Life on the Road' on February 10, and 'Iron Fist' on March 17.

Likewise, the streaming platform is also prepping new seasons of 'Chelsea,' 'Lady Dynamite,' and 'Real Rob,' a new sci-fi series called 'Travelers' from writer Brad Wright, the second season of 'Stranger Things' for 2017, the third season of 'Bloodline' for 2017, new episodes of the documentary series 'Making a Murderer,' 'Bill Nye Saves the World' for 2017, Marvel's 'The Punisher,' Spike Lee's 'She's Gotta Have It,' and a feature film adaptation of the manga 'Death Note.'

A current Netflix subscription starts at $10 for HD streaming and $12 for Ultra HD streaming. 

Source: Netflix

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