HBO is set to reboot the Golden Compass franchise with their upcoming series His Dark Materials, and the show has managed to gather an impressive cast from James McAvoy to Lin-Manuel Miranda. What\u2019s interesting is the show just announced another cast member in the form of Fleabag 2\u2019s Andrew Scott.\r\n\r\nHere\u2019s the official post:\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/darkmaterials\/status\/1163466243254435846?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1163466243254435846&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fepicstream.com%2Fnews%2FBayaniMiguelAcebedo%2FSherlocks-Andrew-Scott-Joins-HBOs-His-Dark-Materials\r\n\r\nAs per Variety, Scott is playing the character Col. John Parry\/Jopari in the show. Jopari\u2019s daemon is an osprey, and he made his way into the world of Lyra by accident and reinvented himself to become a famous scholar and shaman.\r\n\r\nMost recently, Scott made an impressive performance as the \u201chot priest\u201d from Fleabag opposite Phoebe Waller-Bridge, but he\u2019s probably best known by Sherlock fans as the nemesis of Holmes, James Moriarty. We don\u2019t know what Scott is going to bring to the table yet, but I imagine he\u2019s going to bring a lot of fun to whoever he\u2019s playing.\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/www.youtube.com\/watch?v=7HNya8Il2L8\r\n\r\nBesides Scott and Miranda, the HBO series also has Ruth Wilson playing the part of Mrs. Coulter, and McAvoy is playing Lord Asriel. The lead of the series, Lyra, is being played by Dafne Keen, the breakout star of 2017\u2019s Logan where she played Wolverine\u2019s clone X-23\/Laura.\r\n\r\nHis Dark Materials is one of the supreme works of imaginative fiction for both children and adults published in the 20th century. Northern Lights introduces Lyra, an orphan, who lives in a parallel universe in which science, theology, and magic are entwined. Lyra's search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children and turns into a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust. In The Subtle Knife, she is joined on her journey by Will, a boy who possesses a knife that can cut windows between worlds. As Lyra learns the truth about her parents and her prophesied destiny, the two young people are caught up in a war against celestial powers that ranges across many worlds and leads to a thrilling conclusion in The Amber Spyglass.\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/www.youtube.com\/watch?v=1yuIE1OYnVI&t=5s\r\n\r\nHis Dark Materials is set to hit HBO this coming fall.