Dan Stevens dons an eye-catching multicolored outfit and lime green glasses for the premiere of Gaslit in New York

Dan Stevens looks worlds away from Downton Abbey as he dons an eye-catching multi-coloured outfit and lime green glasses for the Gaslit New York premiere

Dan Stevens looked far removed from his role as Matthew Crawley on Downton Abbey as he wore a colorful outfit to the premiere of Gas lighting in New York on Monday.

The 39-year-old actor, who stars in the new series alongside Julia Roberts and Sean Penn, turned heads on the red carpet in a purple, red and orange coat.

The TV star also wore a matching shirt and pants, with the outfit featuring a striped pattern.

Outfit: Dan Stevens looked far from his role as Matthew Crawley in Downton Abbey as he wore a colorful outfit to the premiere of Gaslit in New York on Monday

Dan drew more attention to his look with his mustard, brown and red striped boots.

Wearing his hair slicked back, the actor completed his evening look with a pair of lime-tinted glasses.

Dan is best known for playing Matthew Crawley, a middle-class distant cousin of the Crawleys at Downton Abbey.

Gaslit tells the story of the US Watergate scandal which stemmed from attempts by the Richard Nixon administration to cover up its involvement in the June 17, 1972 break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Washington DC Watergate Building

Quirky: The 39-year-old actor, who stars in the new series alongside Julia Roberts and Sean Penn, turned heads on the red carpet in a purple, red and orange coat

Role: Dan is best known for playing Matthew Crawley, a middle-class distant cousin of the Crawleys at Downton Abbey

Quirky: The 39-year-old actor, who stars in the new series alongside Julia Roberts and Sean Penn, turned heads on the red carpet in a purple, red and orange coat (pictured right in Downton Abbey)

In the new show, Julia plays Watergate whistleblower Martha Mitchell and Sean plays her husband, Attorney General John Mitchell.

Martha was the first person to tell the public about Watergate. But people turned on her, saying she was crazy.

Dan plays John Dean, a former attorney who served as Nixon’s White House legal adviser and was known for his role in covering up the scandal.

He then provided testimony to Congress as a witness and was later disbarred as an attorney.

Cast: Dan was joined at the premiere by his co-stars Sean Penn, Julia Roberts and Betty Gilpin

Cast: Dan was joined at the premiere by his co-stars Sean Penn, Julia Roberts and Betty Gilpin

Wow: Dan drew more attention to his look with his mustard, brown and red striped boots

Wow: Dan drew more attention to his look with his mustard, brown and red striped boots

Style: Wearing his hair slicked back, the actor completed his look for the evening with a pair of lime-tinted glasses

Style: Wearing his hair slicked back, the actor completed his look for the evening with a pair of lime-tinted glasses

Character: Dan plays John Dean, who served as White House legal counsel to US President Nixon (pictured right)

John Dean, who served as White House legal adviser to US President Nixon

Character: Dan plays John Dean, who served as White House legal counsel to US President Nixon (pictured right)

The show is said to be “a modern take on Watergate that focuses on the untold stories and forgotten characters of the scandal”.

The ensemble cast also includes Patton Oswalt as Chuck Colson, who served as Nixon’s special adviser, and Reed Diamond as Mark Felt, the FBI agent who revealed in 2005 that he was the source. controversial name known as Deep Throat.

Gaslit, created by Robbie Pickering, will debut April 24 on Starz.

Gaslit will be presented on April 24 and will be available only on Stan in Australia.

Premiere: Gaslit, created by Robbie Pickering, will debut April 24 on Starz

Premiere: Gaslit, created by Robbie Pickering, will debut April 24 on Starz

Sarah C. Figueiredo