Exactly a week after its debut on Amazon Prime Video, the Upload series received the green light for the second season. In a press release, creator and producer Greg Daniels (The Office, Parks and Recreation) commented on the renewal of the program.
“I’m thrilled to continue a great relationship with Amazon Studios and this wonderful cast,” reveals Daniels. “With this news, I can stop creating drafts for the second season in my notebook.”
Located in 2033, Upload mixes science fiction with comedy. Viewers follow the story of young developer Nathan Brown (Robbie Amell). After dying in an accident, he has his memories loaded into a “digital afterlife”.
In this way, dead people continue to live with the living in a kind of virtual reality. Then, the protagonist lives in a place called Lakeview, a special space that belongs to the wealthy family of girlfriend Ingrid (Allegra Edwards).
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Nathan enlists the help of Nora Anthony (Andy Allo) as a guide within the new environment. In this case, the character is the manager of the space in which the protagonist lives. Soon, they develop an amazing friendship for both.
Positive response from the public and Amazon
Jennifer Salke, director of Amazon Studios, also spoke about the renewal of Upload in the press release. According to the executive, the studio is very happy with the attraction and, because of that, decided to invest in the second season.
“Greg Daniels delivered an intelligent and intriguing comedy. Clearly, she delighted our customers who spent a lot of time at Lakeview last week, ”he said. “So, we understand that fans want to see the next chapters of this story. Just as we are excited that the series has found such a dedicated audience. ”
In addition to Daniels, Upload has the executive production of Howard Klein (Jessica Jones, I Never …). With 10 episodes, the first full season is available on Prime Video.