Amazon has released a full-length trailer for its upcoming remake of Utopia, which will premiere on Friday, Sept. 25. The series certainly seems timely, given that it involves a deadly superflu.
The eight-episode series hails from Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn, and was inspired by the hit UK series created by Dennis Kelly, who returns as an executive producer. I caught an episode or two of the original series and dug it, though I never finished it, so I’m looking forward to seeing how this version differs.
Utopia is a conspiracy thriller about saving the world, while trying to find your place in it. The story follows 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…