Amazon Prime Video is gearing up for the release of its latest series, Upload. The ten-episode sci-fi comedy series comes from the mind of Emmy-Award winning writer Greg Daniels (The Office, Parks and Recreation) and is set in a technologically advanced future where hologram phones, 3D food printers and automated grocery stores are the norm. Most uniquely, humans can choose to be “uploaded” into a virtual afterlife when they find themselves near-death.
The series follows a young app developer, Nathan Brown (Robbie Amell), who winds up in the hospital following a self-driving car accident, needing to quickly decide his fate. After a rushed deliberation with his shallow girlfriend Ingrid (Allegra Edwards), he chooses to be uploaded to her family’s luxurious virtual afterlife, the Horizen company’s “Lakeview.” Once uploaded in Lakeview, Nathan meets his customer service “Angel” Nora Anthony (Andy Allo), who at first is his charismatic concierge and guide, but quickly becomes his friend and confidante, helping him navigate this new digital extension of life.
The series launches on Amazon Prime Video on Friday, May 1 and you can check out the hilarious trailer in the player below!
An Amazon Original, Upload is a ten-episode sci-fi comedy series starring Robbie Amell, Andy Allo,Kevin Bigley, Allegra Edwards, and Zainab Johnson. The series was created by Greg Daniels who also serves as executive producer along with Howard Klein.