The War Of The Worlds is based on the 1897 H.G. Wells sci-fi novel of the same name.
It is a mini three-part series which is directed by Craig Viveiros, produced by Mammoth Screen and written by Peter Harness.
Its first episode streamed on November 17, and the other two episodes will air on November 24 and December 1 on BBC.
The series aired after a long delay. Viveiros and the team already completed its shoot in 2018 and expected to air during the festive season, but could not be released due to special effects and delays in several editing tasks.
The main character of Amy and George is played by Eleanor Tomlinson and Raff Spall. Who will be seen together as a partner living in the beautiful town of Edwardian, England, and expecting to start a life together, but they soon find themselves in the midst of alien chaos and are fighting against an invincible enemy beyond the grasp of humanity.
Tomlinson was recently seen as Mary Durant in the Order of Innocence, while Spall previously worked in blockbuster movies like Life Of Pi, Jurrasic World: Fallen Kingdom and Men In Black: International.
Along with them, Robert Carlyle is playing astronomer Ogilvy and Rupert Graves will appear in the character of George’s brother, Fredrick.
BBC editor Tommy Bulfin said it’s fantastic to have such brilliant actors, Eleanor and Raff together in ‘H.G Wells’ legendary story’.
Unlike others, The War of the World’s BBC adaptation has only minor changes compared to the original novel. The BBC adaptation has a time period and setting similar to that of the original novel, with no changes made to it.
Director Viviros stated that The War of the Worlds has adapted to the screen several times but always in the American setting but is the first time it is based in its original Edwardian period.
Only Amy and George’s character is a new addition to the series.
The World Of Wars is now streaming on BBC.