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The War of the Worlds Trailer Previews the BBC One Adaptation

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BBC One has revealed the first trailer for The War of the Worlds, the three-part adaptation of H.G. Wells’ classic novel premiering this fall.

Eleanor Tomlinson (Poldark, Loving Vincent) and Rafe Spall (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, The Big Short) lead the cast and star alongside Robert Carlyle (T2: Trainspotting, Once Upon a Time) and Rupert Graves (Swimming with Men, Sherlock). The War of the Worlds is directed by award-winning director Craig Viveiros (And Then There Were None, Rillington Place) and produced by Betsan Morris Evans, (NW, The City in the City).

Set in Edwardian England, the drama follows George (played by Rafe Spall) and his partner Amy (Eleanor Tomlinson) as they attempt to defy society and start a life together. Rupert Graves is Frederick, George’s elder brother, and Robert Carlyle plays Ogilvy, an astronomer and scientist. The War of the Worlds tells their story as they face the escalating terror of an alien invasion, fighting for their lives against an enemy beyond their comprehension.

Music for the show is scored by critically-acclaimed composer Russ Davies and the cinematographer is James Friend BSC (Rillington Place). The award-winning design team includes production designer Pat Campbell (Rillington Place), costume designer Howard Burden (The War Bride) and make-up designer Vickie Lang (An Adventure in Space and Time).

The War of the Worlds is a Mammoth Screen drama for BBC One. The executive producers are Damien Timmer, Preethi Mavahalli, Peter Harness, Craig Viveiros for Mammoth Screen and Tommy Bulfin for the BBC. ITV Studios Global Entertainment is handling international distribution.

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Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded VitalThrills.com to cover movie, TV, video game, music, and theme park news.

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