Patrick Warburton stars as Lemony Snicket, serving as a narrator over the series. In the newest teaser released he warns fans to stay away as they may not want to witness the perilous events our characters find themselves in on screen.
“I’m going to stop you right here. I’m Lemony Snicket. The cinematic tease before you is full of disturbed plots, villainous frightful deeds, and an absurd amount of child endangerment. Do you really want to sit through every horrid episode? Be a dear, and look away.”
The series will consist of eight episodes adapting the first 4 books in the series.
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, and premieres January 13, 2017 only on Netflix. A Netflix Original Series.