First ‘Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events’ Trailer Teases Neil Patrick Harris in Disguise (Video)

Actor stars as Count Olaf in upcoming Netflix series

Last Updated: November 17, 2016 @ 9:01 AM

The first trailer for Netflix’s “Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events” teases a big, stylized adventure full of mystery, laughs and Neil Patrick Harris in many disguises as villainous Count Olaf.

Much like the 2004 theatrical adaptation of the beloved series of young-adult fantasy novels, the show follows the three Baudelaire children’s trials and tribulations as they try to uncover deep family secrets after placed in the care of Olaf, a distant relative, when their parents die in a suspicious fire.

“A Series of Unfortunate Events,” created by author Daniel Handler and executive produced by Barry Sonnenfeld, starts streaming on Netflix on Jan. 13.

Patrick Warburton plays Lemony Snicket, while other familiar faces include Joan Cusack (Justice Strauss), Alfre Woodard (Aunt Josephine), Catherine O’Hara (Dr. Orwell), K. Todd Freeman (Mr. Poe), Aasif Maandvi (Uncle Monty) and Don Johnson (Sir).

Watch the video above.