“One day, you’ll follow in your father’s footsteps. You’re going to be a great man too. You’ll take up his mantle."
Introducing @Amirrwilsonn as Will Parry.#HisDarkMaterials pic.twitter.com/6lPg1bssmZ
— His Dark Materials (@darkmaterials) June 6, 2019
In the book trilogy, Will Parry was introduced at the start of the second instalment The Subtle Knife and is a 12-year-old boy who befriends Lyra Belacqua and joins her on their quest through a series of parallel worlds.
Wilson joins a cast that includes Dafne Keen (Logan) as Lyra, along with James McAvoy (Glass), Ruth Wilson (The Affair), Clarke Peters (The Wire), and Lin-Manuel Miranda (Mary