The remake of a 2013 British original “Utopia” was released on Channel 4. The show is roughly a graphic novel that holds the mysteries to the fatal virus worldwide and the remedy in them.
It’s a dark comedy cum fantasy series that is releasing on Amazon Prime currently. A total of eight episodes are there in the first season with a runtime of 44-55 minutes. And, Amazon had renewed the series for a second season.
On September 25, 2020, the first season of the show was released. Which received mixed reviews from both the fans and the critics. Season one received 6.7 ratings on IMDb and 57% score on Rotten Tomatoes. In October 2019, the first season covered its shooting before releasing it after a year. No official announcement has been made yet for the second season Release Date. Further, keeping in mind the current situation, it is safe to infer that the show won’t return before 2022.
Casts and Characters
Major of the Casts from Season 1 will make its return for season 2
• Jessica Hyde
• Rainn Wilson as Michael Stearns
• Dan Byrd as Ian Ackerman
• Javon Walton as Grant Bishop
• Cory Michael Smith as Thomas Christie
• Ashleigh Lathrop as Becky Todd
• Desmin Borges as Wilson
• Farrah Mackenzie as Alice
• Christopher Denham as Arby
• Sonja Sohn as Agent Katherine Milner
• Gillian Flynn
At the ending of Season 1, we saw that Arby abjured Dr. Christie and took him to Wilson, Jessica, Grant, Becky, Ian, and Alice. Jessica attempted to escape because she understood that she was trapped and tossed Utopia out of the window. However, it’s not Utopia that Milner needs, it’s Jessica herself. Her back announced to be coated in symbols that certainly spell out the key to viruses generated by her father. Whereas, the last twist is that Milner leads to the basement. Where it is revealed that Jessica’s father is still alive and working.
Flynn wants the series to move ahead. Also, she wants the series to move on and introduce different objectives. Although, it is seen that Christie is alive and he is going to step into the sunset and give up on his idea to rein the population. But with the vaccine destroyed and Stearns riding from Chicago with an egg which includes the last remains of the virus. So, he has to find another way to his idea So, make sure to watch season one of “Utopia” while waiting for the second season.