We also got a release date — sort of: “His Dark Materials” comes out “Fall 2019,” according to the trailer, so mark your calendar. Literally mark the last few months of it. And watch the trailer above.
Based on Pullman’s novels, “Northern Lights” (published as “The Golden Compass” in North America), “The Subtle Knife” and “The Amber Spyglass,” the series examines concepts like free will, the problem of evil, and the nature (and morality) of the concept of God — we assure you we’re only scratching the surface — set in in a world where science, theology and magic are entwined and explored through the story of a young girl named Lyra. “The Golden Compass” was previously adapted into a movie in