First Look at Neil Patrick Harris as Count Olaf

Netflix announced November of 2014 their plans to adapt Lemony Snicket’s “A Series of Unfortunate Events.” The beloved children’s book series will be transformed into eight episodes set to air on the streaming service January 13, 2017.

Neil Patrick Harris was cast as the primary antagonist, Count Olaf, to play alongside Joan Cusack, Malina Weissman, Louis Hynes, K. Todd Freeman, Aasif Mandvi, and Patrick Warburton as Lemony Snicket.

Since production began, the series has been kept tightly under wraps, until today. Neil Patrick Harris took to Twitter and dropped a teaser trailer that finally gives a glimpse into what the series will look like.