This morning Netflix released a new featurette that provides us with an inside look behind how the producers brought the Lemony Snicket penned series to life on the screen. It includes interviews with the cast, crew, and Daniel Handler aka Lemony Snicket himself that give us better detail as to how the production came to be.
The official synopsis for the series is below:
Based on the internationally best-selling series of books by Lemony Snicket (aka Daniel Handler) and starring Emmy and Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harris, A Series of Unfortunate Events recounts the tragic tale of the Baudelaire orphans — Violet, Klaus, and Sunny – whose evil guardian Count Olaf will stop at nothing to get his hands on their inheritance. The siblings must outsmart Olaf at every turn, foiling his many devious plans and disguises, in order to discover clues to their parents’ mysterious death.
The eight-episode series is a Netflix original production, executive produced by Emmy Award winner Barry Sonnenfeld and Daniel Handler. The series stars Neil Patrick Harris (Count Olaf), Malina Weissman (Violet Baudelaire), Louis Heines (Klaus Baudelaire), K. Todd Freeman (Mr. Arthur Poe), Patrick Warburton (Lemony Snicket), Aasif Mandvi (Uncle Monty), and Joan Cusack (Justice Strauss).
The series is out now on Netflix. Make sure you check out the featurette below and let us know your thoughts.