The Nevers begins broadcast on HBO 11th April 2021. Finally, HBO has released a full trailer, along with series key art and some wonderful cast promotional videos - three with Tom Riley who is looking gorgeous while being his usual funny self! Head along to the The Nevers Official Instagram account to see them all!
The brilliant trailer also offers us some fantastic glimpses of Tom Riley as Augustus Bidlow, and is embedded below. The Key Art and a fuller synopsis can be found here.
The Nevers is set against the backdrop of Victorian London in August of 1896. During that time, a supernatural event rocks the city and leaves certain individuals bestowed with special abilities ranging from “wondrous to disturbing.” Their abilities referred to as “turns,” these gifted humans are pushed into a new underclass filled with danger. When it becomes clear this new class needs protection, widow Amalia True (Outlander‘s Laura Donnelly) and young inventor Penance Adair (Vikings‘ Ann Skelly) take it upon themselves. In order to be successful, they’ll have to root out any possible threats that seem to abound in the trailer, below.
The stacked cast also features Olivia Williams, James Norton, Tom Riley, Pip Torrens, Ben Chaplin, Denis O’Hare, Amy Manson, Rochelle Neil, Zackary Momoh, Eleanor Tomlinson, Elizabeth Barrington, Anna Devlin, Kiran Sonia Sawar, Viola Prettejohn, Ella Smith, Vinnie Heaven and Nick Frost.
Executive produced by Joss Whedon, Bernadette Caulfield, Ilene S. Landress, Doug Petrie, Jane Espenson, and Philippa Goslett, The Nevers sets up a thrilling story worth digging into.