'A Series Of Unfortunate Events': See Neil Patrick Harris' Count Olaf

Count Olaf has returned, and he’s played by Neil Patrick Harris!

On Thursday a new teaser for the upcoming Netflix series “Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events” was released, and fans got their first look at the Count who wants to steal the Baudelaire orphan’s fortune!

The eight-episode series, based off the popular book series by Lemony Snicket (also known as Daniel Handler), will follow Violet (Malina Weissman), Klaus (Louis Hynes), and Sunny Baudelaire as they attempt to figure out how their parent’s died. They’re also faced with the obstacle of dealing with their guardian, the nefarious Count Olaf, as he attempts to obtain the massive fortune the siblings have inherited.

“Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events” premieres Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 on Netflix.

— Stephanie Swaim