Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, or simply A Series of Unfortunate Events, is an American drama television series from Netflix, and developed by Mark Hudis and Barry Sonnenfeld.
A Series of Unfortunate Events is a series of 13 children’s novels by Lemony Snicket (the pen name of American author Daniel Handler), which follows the turbulent lives of Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire after their parents’ death in a fire. The children are placed in the custody of a murderous relative, Count Olaf, who attempts to steal their inheritance and, later, orchestrates numerous disasters with the help of his accomplices as the children attempt to flee their clutches. As the story progresses, the Baudelaires gradually discover a deep background of secrets and conspiracies involving a secret society known as V.F.D., with connections to both Olaf and their parents. The series is narrated by Snicket, who dedicates each of his works to his love interest, Beatrice, and often attempts to dissuade the reader from continuing the learning experience of the Baudelaires’ story.
The first season consists of eight episodes and adapts the first four books of the series. A Series of Unfortunate Events was renewed for a second season, which is planned to consist of ten episodes that adapt books five through nine of the novel series, and a third season is expected to adapt the remaining books.
A Series Of Unfortunate Events Season 2 : Characters
Count Olaf: A tall, thin evil man. He is selfish and materialistic. After briefly acting as the Baudelaires’ guardian, Olaf spends the series disguising and hiding himself to secretly follow the children to steal their large inheritance. He runs an “acting troupe”, consisting of henchmen and associates who serve him.
Violet Baudelaire: The eldest Baudelaire child, Violet is a young inventor. When she has an idea for a new invention, she will tie her hair up with her ribbon. She is a mature young woman who will inherit an enormous fortune upon turning eighteen.
Klaus Baudelaire: Klaus is the middle child and is known for his vast love of reading. He wears glasses and is known for being able to quote verbatim many, many extracts from non-fiction books he has read.
Sunny Baudelaire: The youngest, Sunny, is a teething toddler, with four long, sharp teeth which she sometimes must use to defend herself, although they do not always protect her. She uses biting and her teeth to help her siblings at the beginning of the series, but as she grows up she develops an ability to cook well. In the early books, Sunny speaks in short utterances that only her siblings understand, although her English improves as the series progresses.
A Series Of Unfortunate Events Season : Cast
In March 2016, K. Todd Freeman was cast as Mr. Poe,followed shortly after by the casting of Patrick Warburton as Lemony Snicket,and Aasif Mandvi as Uncle Monty.In September 2016, it was revealed that Dylan Kingwell and Avi Lake were cast as the Quagmire siblings, Duncan and Isadora, respectively. In November 2016, Handler revealed Catherine O’Hara, Don Johnson, and Alfre Woodard had been cast as Dr. Georgina Orwell,Sir, and Aunt Josephine, respectively;O’Hara had previously portrayed Justice Strauss in the 2004 film adaptation of A Series of Unfortunate Events. It was also revealed that Presley Smith would play Sunny Baudelaire, whose quasi-nonsensical lines are voiced by Tara Strong,and Rhys Darby would play Charles, Sir’s partner.
Series Directed by
|Barry Sonnenfeld||(4 episodes, 2017)|
|Mark Palansky||(2 episodes, 2017)|
|Bo Welch||(2 episodes, 2017)|
|Series Writing Credits||(2 episodes, 2017)|
|Emily Fox||(1 episode, 2017)|
|Daniel Handler||(8 episodes, 2017)|
|Tatiana Suarez-Pico||(1 episodes, 2017)|
|Joe Tracz||(1 episodes, 2017)|
|Neil Patrick Harris||Count Olaf (8 episodes, 2017)|
|Patrick Warburton||Lemony Snicket (8 episodes, 2017)|
|Malina Weissman||Violet Baudelaire (8 episodes, 2017)|
|Louis Hynes||Klaus Baudelaire (8 episodes, 2017)|
|K. Todd Freeman||Mr. Poe (8 episodes, 2017)|
|Presley Smith||Sunny Baudelaire (8 episodes, 2017)|
|Will Arnett||Father (8 episodes, 2017)|
|Cobie Smulders||Mother (8 episodes, 2017)|
|Usman Ally||Hook-Handed Man (7 episodes, 2017)|
|Jacqueline Robbins||White Faced Woman #1 (6 episodes, 2017)|
|Joyce Robbins||White Faced Woman #2 (6 episodes, 2017)|
|Tara Strong||Sunny Baudelaire (6 episodes, 2017)|
|Matty Cardarople||Henchperson of Indeterminate Gender(5 episodes, 2017)|
|John DeSantis||Bald Man (5 episodes, 2017)|
|Sara Canning||Jacquelyn (4 episodes, 2017)|
|Cleo King||Eleanora Poe (3 episodes, 2017)|
|Daniel Handler||Fish Head Salesperson (3 episodes, 2017)|
|Don Johnson||Sir (2 episodes, 2017)|
|Alfre Woodard||Aunt Josephine (2 episodes, 2017)|
|Joan Cusack||Justice Strauss (2 episodes, 2017)|
|Aasif Mandvi||Uncle Monty (2 episodes, 2017)|
|Catherine O’Hara||Dr. Georgina Orwell (2 episodes, 2017)|
|Rhys Darby||Charles (2 episodes, 2017)|
|Patrick Breen||Larry (2 episodes, 2017)|
|Dylan Kingwell||Duncan Quagmire (2 episodes, 2017)|
|Avi Lake||Isadora Quagmire (2 episodes, 2017)|
|Luke Camilleri||Gustav (2 episodes, 2017)|
|Timothy Webber||Jimmy (2 episodes, 2017)|
|Chris Gauthier||Phil (2 episodes, 2017)|
|Rob LaBelle||Taxi Driver (2 episodes, 2017)|
|Loretta Walsh||Norma Rae (2 episodes, 2017)|
|Patrick Keating||Town Father (2 episodes, 2017)|
|Trent Redekop||Cesar (2 episodes, 2017)|
|Keith Dallas||Truck Driver (Evander) (2 episodes, 2017)|
|Mary Black||Sweet Old Lady (1 episode, 2017)|
|Matthew Walker||Ticket Seller (1 episode, 2017)|
|Jack Forrester||Albert Poe (1 episode, 2017)|
|Kaniel Jacob-Cross||Edgar Poe (1 episode, 2017)|
|John Stewart||Zombie Snowman (1 episode, 2017)|
|Darcey Johnson||Trolley Man (1 episode, 2017)|
|Kim Turnbull||Ballerina (1 episode, 2017)|
|Daniel Letto||Lime Salesperson (1 episode, 2017)|
|Garrett Quirk||Stage Manager (1 episode, 2017)|
|Elizabeth Bowen||Dill Salesperson (1 episode, 2017)|
|Wayne Stewart||Blind Man (1 episode, 2017)|
|Mark Brandon||Veronica (Newsman) (1 episode, 2017)|
|Stefania Indelicato||Vincent (Newswoman) (1 episode, 2017)|
|Gerardo Barcala||Iguana Handler (uncredited) (1 episode, 2017)|
|Andrew Tait||Trolley Passenger (uncredited) (1 episode, 2017)|
A Series Of Unfortunate Events Ratings and Reviews
Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events received generally positive reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 72% based on 160 reviews, with an average rating of 6.7/10. The site’s critical consensus reads, “Although it softens the nasty edges of its source material, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events is a gothic visual treat, and it features a hilariously manic turn from Jim Carrey as the evil Count Olaf.”On Metacritic, gave the film a score of 62 out of 100, based on 37 critics, indicating “generally favorable reviews”.
Book readers will undoubtedly find things to love in the twisting Gothic sets (thank you, Netflix’s generous budget!), its clear affection for the source material, and the generous runtime a movie adaptation could never allow. From the outside looking in, though, unraveling Lemony Snicket’s many strange-for-the-sake-of-it twists and scattershot storytelling feels like more trouble than it’s worth.
The first season of Lemony Snicket’s Series of Unfortunate Events is now available to stream on Netflix.
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