Station Eleven: HBO Max Post-Apocalyptic Series Adapt Shares Teaser

Created for HBO Max by series showrunner Patrick Somerville and based on the international bestseller of the same name by Emily St. John Mandel, the streaming service released the first official teaser and preview images for the post-apocalyptic drama Station Eleven. Set across multiple timelines, the series spotlights the survivors of a devastating flu as they attempt to rebuild society. HBO Max's Station Eleven stars Mackenzie Davis, Himesh Patel, Daniel Zovatto, David Wilmot, Matilda Lawler, Philippine Velge, Nabhaan Rizwan, and Lori Petty (with Gael Garcìa Bernal and Danielle Deadwyler set to recur).

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Image: Ian Watson/HBO Max
station eleven
Image: Ian Watson/HBO Max

Now here's a look at the first official teaser for HBO Max's Station Eleven, set to hit the streaming service on December 16th:

A post-apocalyptic saga spanning multiple timelines, this limited drama series tells the stories of survivors of a devastating flu as they attempt to rebuild and reimagine the world anew while holding on to the best of what's been lost.

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Image: Parrish Lewis/HBO Max

Created for television and showrun by Patrick Somerville with Paramount Television Studios serving as the studio, Station Eleven is based on the international bestseller of the same name by Emily St. John Mandel. Somerville, Scott Steindorff, Scott Delman, Dylan Russell, Jessica Rhoades, Hiro Murai, Jeremy Podeswa, and Nate Matteson serve as executive producers. Nick Cuse and David Nicksay serve as co-executive producers. Murai, Podeswa, Helen Shaver, and Lucy Tcherniak have been tapped to direct. Published by Knopf in 2014, here's a look at the overview of Mandel's novel:

Station Eleven: HBO Max Post-Apocalyptic Series Adapt Shares Teaser
Image: Knopf

Kirsten Raymonde will never forget the night Arthur Leander, the famous Hollywood actor, had a heart attack on stage during a production of King Lear. That was the night when a devastating flu pandemic arrived in the city, and within weeks, civilization as we know it came to an end.

Twenty years later, Kirsten moves between the settlements of the altered world with a small troupe of actors and musicians. They call themselves The Traveling Symphony, and they have dedicated themselves to keeping the remnants of art and humanity alive. But when they arrive in St. Deborah by the Water, they encounter a violent prophet who will threaten the tiny band's existence. And as the story takes off, moving back and forth in time, and vividly depicting life before and after the pandemic, the strange twist of fate that connects them all will be revealed.

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Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought onto the core BC team in 2017.
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