The dangerous information: A lethal virus threatens a world getting ready to whole collapse. The excellent news: We’re simply speaking about Amazon Prime Video‘s upcoming conspiracy series Utopia. The show’s latest trailer does really feel frighteningly well timed, although.
However we’re virtually sure that the true points we at the moment face aren’t attributable to a comic book e book that predicted each catastrophe on the globe.
“Utopia centers on a group of comic fans who meet online and bond over their obsession of a seemingly fictional comic called Utopia. Together, Becky (Ashleigh LaThrop), Ian (Dan Byrd), Samantha (Jessica Rothe), Wilson Wilson (Desmin Borges) and Grant (Javon “Wanna” Walton) unearth hidden meanings cloaked throughout the pages of Utopia, predicting threats to humanity. They understand these should not simply the makings of a conspiracy; they’re very actual risks coming alive proper now of their world. The group embarks on a high-stakes journey, bringing them face-to-face with the comedian’s famed central character, Jessica Hyde (Sasha Lane), who joins them on their mission to save lots of the world whereas harboring secrets and techniques of her personal.”
The eight-episode sequence, “about saving the world, while trying to find your place in it,” comes from Gone Woman author Gillian Flynn (Sharp Objects, Widows). She serves as showrunner and govt producer. The sequence is impressed by the British present of the identical identify. The unique sequence aired within the UK for 2 seasons, from 2013 to 2014. This primary trailer for Amazon’s model definitely appears to match the darkish comedy of its predecessor.
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The sequence additionally options John Cusack in his first ever common starring function on TV. He performs Dr. Kevin Christie, the trailer’s most sinister determine. Rainn Wilson stars as Dr. Michael Stearns. He believes in a “none evil” coverage. We already like him.
The present additionally stars Farrah Mackenzie as Alice, Christopher Denham as Arby, and Cory Michael Smith as Thomas Christie.
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Utopia involves Amazon Prime within the U.S., Canada, UK, Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, India, and Japan on September 25. It can premiere, dubbed in overseas languages, in additional than 200 international locations later this fall.
Assuming no different worldwide disasters made by nature, man, or comedian e book, delay its launch.
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