'The Leftovers': Walt Whitman's words fuel latest teaser
The latest teaser for HBO’s upcoming series The Leftovers is here, and it took a page from Breaking Bad‘s book by using some of Walt Whitman’s poetry in its narration.
The Leftovers, a drama about 2 percent of the world’s population suddenly disappearing, is from Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof’s first foray back into television after the hit island-based series ended in 2010. Lindelof created the series, along with Tom Perrotta, who wrote the book — also called The Leftovers — the show is based off of.
In the teaser, a narrator reads an excerpt from Whitman’s “Song of Myself” — and like the show’s first teaser, doesn’t tell us too much other than this show seems like it’s going to be filled with just as much mystery as Lost was.
The Leftovers premieres on HBO June 15 at 10 p.m. ET. Watch the full teaser below: