Netflix has released the first four images from Lemony Snicket's a Series of Unfortunate Events Season 2, which were unveiled by none other than the show's star, Count Olaf (Neil Patrick Harris). The Count has apparently taken great pride as being chosen to unveil these images, releasing a bizarre statement, claiming that this is the worst Netflix series while trying to promote himself as much as possible. Take a look at Count Olaf's statement below.
"You think Neil Patrick What's-His-Face is sooooo charming and famous??! Preposterous! It is I, Count Olaf. Netflix has chosen ME, their most talented and handsomest ac-TOR, to reveal the FIRST LOOK images for A Series of Unfortunate Events, their most awful show (season two is even worse than the last, if you can even believe it). How unfortunate you are indeed. Luckily, I am featured prominently in these photographs, surely collectors items worth millions of dollars. You'll just want to avert your eyes from the grotesque children, who somehow managed to weasel their way into the First Look. But don't worry, I'll take care of them soon enough (maniacal laugh). Now start tap-tap-tapping on your typewriters so you can write all about ME and how unbelievably dashing I look. What? It's not like there's anything else going on in this miserable world worth reporting on."
The first photo features Count Olaf and the equally dastardly Esmé Squalor (Lucy Punch), the city's sixth most important financial advisor, who don disguises as medical staff at the Heimlich Hospital, as they continue their tireless pursuit of the Baudelaire orphans and their fortune. The second photo showcases a scheming Gunther (aka Count Olaf in disguise) delights the crowd at the Herring Houdini restaurant. The third photo shows Gunther and Esmé dining at the IN-estmost Café Salmonella. The fourth and final photo showcases the Baudelaire children, who are seen at the boarding school they were sent to by Mr. Poe (K. Todd Freeman), until a suitable guardian can be found. This photo showcases Violet (Malina Weissman), Klaus (Louis Hynes) and Sunny (Presley Smith), as they are greeted by their unbearable new classmate Carmelita Spats (Kitana Turnbull).
Based on the internationally best selling series of books by Lemony Snicket (aka Daniel Handler), season two of the Netflix original series plunges further into the epic world of this darkly comedic mystery. Executive produced by Emmy Award-winner Barry Sonnenfeld and Daniel Handler - the new season of A Series of Unfortunate Events consists of ten cinematic one-hour episodes, and premieres worldwide spring 2018, exclusively on Netflix. 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, and their extraordinary encounters with the devious Count Olaf who will stop at nothing to get his hands on their inheritance.
Foiling his many dastardly plans and disguises, the young siblings discover clues to their parents' mysterious death, links to a covert organization, and begin to unlock long-held family secrets in this Netflix series. Malina Weissman, Louis Hynes, Presley Smith, Patrick Warburton and K. Todd Freeman (among others) return for season two. New additions to the cast include (but are not limited to) Lucy Punch, Nathan Fillion, Tony Hale, Sara Rue and Roger Bart. Take a look at these new photos below, courtesy of Netflix.