The show—set to release Jan. 13 exclusively on the streaming platform—stars Neil Patrick Harris as the legendary Count Olaf, who we get the first glimpse of in this trailer. Check it out below, and let us know if your excited for the new series in the comments.
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Beginning in 1999, A Series Of Unfortunate Events was written by Lemony Snicket—A.K.A. Daniel Handler—and contained 13 books, the same number of episodes in the series.
Count Olaf is the Baudelaire orphans' first caretaker—a slimy character with hidden, sinister motives. Watch as the orphans arrive on the doorstep of his creepy-ass house.
In 2004, a film adaption starring Jim Carrey chronicled the series' first three novels.
The first trailer for the Netflix adaption saw Snicket—played by Patrick Warburton—take the audience through the A Series Of Unfortunate Events set. He warns “don't make the same mistake that Netflix has and look away before this dire tale is even filmed and avoid the cruel whimsy, and the whimsical cruelty, of what's to come.” Watch that here.