Deadline is reporting that Downsizing and Big Little Lies actress Hong Chau has signed on for a role in Watchmen, the upcoming HBO series based upon Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ seminal comic book series.
As with much of the series, details on Chau’s role are being kept under wraps, but according to the site she will be portraying a character called Lady T., in what is described as a key role.
The Watchmen series is an original sequel to the 80s-set comic book taking place in the present day, and promises to “embrace the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel while attempting to break new ground of its own.”
Chau joins a cast that includes Regina King (American Crime), Jeremy Irons (Justice League), Don Johnson (Miami Vice), Tim Blake Nelson (The Incredible Hulk), Louis Gossett Jr. (Iron Eagle), Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Aquaman), Adelaide Clemens (Rectify), Andrew Howard (Truth or Dare), Tom Mison (Sleepy Hollow), Frances Fisher (Titanic), Jacob Ming-Trent (White Famous), Sara Vickers (Endeavour), Dylan Schombing (Sharp Objects), James Wolk (Tell Me a Story), Lily Rose Smith (The Vampire Diaries) and Jean Smart (Legion).
via Flickering Myth