Station Eleven teaser offers a first look at the post-apocalyptic series

HBO Max launched the very first teaser trailer and images Tuesday of its upcoming post-apocalyptic restricted series Station Eleven.

Adjusted from Emily St. John Mandel’s 2014 book of the very same name, Station Eleven follows the stories of a number of survivors who, in the wake of an international pandemic that ravages much of the world, look for a method to reimagine and reconstruct what they have actually lost.

Starring an ensemble cast consisting of Mackenzie Davis (Black Mirror), Himesh Patel (The Other Day, Tenet), and Gael García Bernal (Y tu mamá también, Old), the 10-episode series is executive-produced and composed by Patrick Somerville (Produced Love, Maniac) — who likewise acts as the series’ showrunner — and directed by Hiro Murai (Atlanta).

The teaser opens on Jeevan (Patel) and Kirsten (Matilda Lawler) at the checkout line of a grocery store during the night throughout the early days of the pandemic. When asked by the cashier if the reason that they are purchasing a lot food is due to the fact that of “that thing” and if he ought to go someplace, Jeevan calmly informs the guy to go house prior to continuing to press a row of carts through a snowy parking area. The trailer cuts to rotating scenes most likely prior to and after the pandemic, with shots of medical facilities swarming with scared masses, burning Ferris wheels, a caravan of horse-drawn campers driving along a riverside roadway, and a threatening skull-masked figure in what seems a wedding event dress holding a lit torch.

Station Eleven was initially revealed and called back in summer season of 2019, and to state that the series is being launched in a drastically various world than the one in which it was initially envisioned is a gigantic understatement. The series, similar to Netflix’s Craving For Sweets or Hulu’s Y: The Last Male, is yet another post-apocalyptic drama whose facility of an around the world pandemic has actually handled an newfound and extraordinary resonance in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Recording on the series started in Chicago in January 2020, however due to COVID-19, production was relocated to Mississauga, Ontario, and concluded in July of in 2015.

Station Eleven will premiere on HBO Max on Dec. 16.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.