For on your watchlist: Devs, from the brain behind Ex Machina

A murder, a curious monkey and a powerful tech company: a series will soon be released of which much is expected. Anyway, because the director of and Annihilation, , makes the series.

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We mainly knew Nick Offerman from his funny role as Ron Swanson from Parks & Rec, but in the new Devs series he is a bit different. He plays the somewhat disturbed CEO of Amaya, a state-of-the-art tech company. One where a young man worked who was never seen again, but whose girlfriend goes looking for answers.

She is played by (Crazy Rich Asians) and she is a woman who does not allow herself to be driven into the reeds with a lump. She is also a developer at that company, which of course makes the issue even more interesting. In addition, many familiar faces in the mini-series promise to come by: (American Horror Story: Cult), (Lady Bird) and (The Good Wife) for example.

Alex Garland and Ex Machina

What makes us look forward to the series is that it seems to have many similarities with a previous project by director Garland. Just like Ex Machina, it is a project with a dark undertone and a lot of technological gadgets with the necessary ethical questions (or lack thereof). It is a mini series of 8 episodes that will be published weekly from March 5 onwards. The first trailer is there and it is a bit cryptic, but this promises to be a series full of mystery and plottwists.

In any case, it promises to lean a lot on the idea that nothing is a coincidence and everything happens for a reason. Free will is a facade and everything we do has an effect. And: computers can therefore predict the future well. Computers know so much in Devs, because they need to know your past well to learn what you could want in the future. Something that is already happening to a certain extent now, but is greatly increased in this upcoming series. In fact, it is even said in the trailer that the idea that you “participate” in life is an illusion.

Hulu

Sounds exciting, certainly in the context of murder. The sci-fi series Devs can be seen on Hulu . The series was made by channel FX, which has moved some shows to Hulu since the takeover of 20th Century Fox by Disney. Devs is the first in that package: Mrs. will follow later this year. America, A Teacher, and The Old Man. Series made with top actors such as Cate Blanchett, Kate Mara, and Jeff Bridges. In addition, some 40 earlier FX series is also coming to the Disney streaming service in their entirety.

Devs  Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | TV Mini-Series (2020– )
Writers: Alex GarlandStars: Sonoya Mizuno, Nick Offerman, Jin HaSummary: A computer engineer investigates the secretive development division in her company, which she believes is behind the disappearance of her boyfriend.

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