Fans of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events now have their first look at Neil Patrick Harris as Count Olaf in the upcoming Netflix series.
The new teaser sees Patrick Harris sporting amazing prosthetics and a creepy demeanour, making the Baudelaire siblings literally recoil at the sight of him. Check out the eerie tease below:
A Series of Unfortunate Events is based on book series of the same name, and follows the lives of Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire, whose parents perished in a fire. In the first novel, they are sent to live with a distant relative called Count Olaf, which is where there troubles begin.
The upcoming Netflix series was developed by producer and writer Mark Hudis, who has worked extensively in television over the years, most notably for Nurse Jackie for which he earned an Emmy nomination. Patrick Warburton stars as Lemony Snicket, with Malina Weissman and Louis Hynes playing the eldest Baudelaire siblings.
A Series of Unfortunate Events will premiere on Netflix on January 13, 2017.