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A group of young adults, who meet online, get a hold of a cult underground graphic novel, which not only pins them as a target of a shadowy deep state organization, but also burdens them with the dangerous task of saving the world.

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Gillian Flynn
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Series cast summary:
John Cusack ...  Dr. Kevin Christie 8 episodes, 2020
Ashleigh LaThrop ...  Becky 8 episodes, 2020
Dan Byrd ...  Ian 8 episodes, 2020
Desmin Borges ...  Wilson Wilson 8 episodes, 2020
Christopher Denham ...  Arby 8 episodes, 2020
Javon 'Wanna' Walton ...  Grant 8 episodes, 2020
Farrah Mackenzie ...  Alice 8 episodes, 2020
Cory Michael Smith ...  Thomas Christie 8 episodes, 2020
Jeanine Serralles ...  Colleen 8 episodes, 2020
Rainn Wilson ...  Michael Stearns 8 episodes, 2020
Sasha Lane ...  Jessica Hyde 8 episodes, 2020
Bernard Gilbert ...  Christie Minion #1 / ... 6 episodes, 2020
Hadley Robinson ...  Lily / ... 5 episodes, 2020
Jessica Rothe ...  Samantha 4 episodes, 2020
Meg Warner Meg Warner ...  National Anchor #4 4 episodes, 2020
Sonja Sohn ...  Agent Katherine Milner 3 episodes, 2020
Fiona Dourif ...  Cara 3 episodes, 2020
Crystal Fox ...  Kim 3 episodes, 2020
Tim Hopper ...  Dale Warwick 3 episodes, 2020
Felisha Terrell ...  Hailey Alvez 3 episodes, 2020
Michael Brunlieb ...  Doctor / ... 3 episodes, 2020
Michael Emmett Carey ...  Doctor Derek / ... 3 episodes, 2020
Daryn W Harrell ...  PFC Betsy Ruskin 3 episodes, 2020
Demetrios Troy ...  National Anchor #3 3 episodes, 2020
Camryn Manheim ...  Artemis 2 episodes, 2020
Josh Bywater ...  Carson / ... 2 episodes, 2020
Michael B. Woods ...  Rod 2 episodes, 2020
Gloria Coco ...  Toni Tambler 2 episodes, 2020
Rebecca Spence ...  Laura Christie 2 episodes, 2020
Richard Cotovsky ...  Wilson's Dad 2 episodes, 2020
England Karam ...  Monika 2 episodes, 2020
Aida Delaz Aida Delaz ...  Wilson's Cousin 2 episodes, 2020
Mark David Kaplan Mark David Kaplan ...  Wilson's Uncle 2 episodes, 2020
Julian Griffith ...  Soldier One 2 episodes, 2020
Rosie Moan ...  Angry Woman 2 episodes, 2020
Kerri Rose ...  Fringebabe 2 episodes, 2020
Pamela Jones Pamela Jones ...  National Anchor #5 2 episodes, 2020
Denzel Tsopnang Denzel Tsopnang ...  Christie Minion #2 2 episodes, 2020
Brandon Mazzuca Brandon Mazzuca ...  Antlerman / ... 2 episodes, 2020
Brady Dustin Harris Brady Dustin Harris ...  Adam / ... 2 episodes, 2020
Sharon Dalla Costa ...  Wilson's Aunt 2 episodes, 2020
Casey Hayes Casey Hayes ...  Frantic Man 2 episodes, 2020
Mike Schminke ...  Crowd #1 / ... 2 episodes, 2020

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A group of young adults, who meet online, get a hold of a cult underground graphic novel, which not only pins them as a target of a shadowy deep state organization, but also burdens them with the dangerous task of saving the world.

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Remake of British TV series that ran 2 seasons, 2013, 2014. See more »

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Remake of Utopia (2013) See more »

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It's The End Of The World
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The mistake I made was to watch the British version first.
30 September 2020 | by d-alstonSee all my reviews

I decided to watch the British version through before taking a look at this, which was probably a mistake. Instead of being gritty and interesting, the fugitives in the new version have a frothy high-school vibe, Jessica Hyde has lost the classy demeanour and the neurotic self-possession to become a thuggish brat, the personality of the child, Carl, has been watered down so that none of the powder-keg anger and rebellion springing from a childhood of neglect remains and the psychopathic assassins are nothing like as sinister, demented and quirky as the originals. The British version demanded patience and intelligence from its viewers, while the American version dumbs-down the plot and serves up heavy exposition from the word go. Even the bizarre and cryptic artwork from the original series, in which clues were buried, has now been transformed into a literal comic strip. Instead of the moody and atmospheric soundscape of the first version, we now have pop music underscoring some of the transitional scenes. This new version is glitzy and superficial where the original was stylish and deep. Although the original version didn't conclude at the end of its final (second) season - and this one might eventually extend further to wind up the story - I'm not sure I can watch the rest of this, knowing how significantly inferior it is; I probably wouldn't have had as much of a problem if I'd only ever seen this predictably-Americanised remake. If you only ever watch one of them, ditch this one in favour of the first.


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