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[05/23/19 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 23
Updates include: Anna Kendrick to lead "Love Life" for WarnerMedia's streaming service; Glenn Kessler inks overall deal with Netflix; and ABC mulls second chance for "Whiskey Cavalier."

[05/03/19 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 3
Updates include: Netflix sets casts of "The English Game," "Outer Banks"; Jessica Rothe to recur on Amazon's "Utopia"; and Debi Mazar is bound for Starz's "Power."

[04/22/19 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 22
Updates include: HBO orders Armando Iannucci's comedy "Avenue 5" to series; Jake Lacy cast in Hulu's "High Fidelity" TV series; and Warren Leight returns to "Law & Order: SVU" for season 21.

[04/16/19 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 16
Updates include: John Cusack signs onto Amazon's "Utopia"; Alden Ehrenreich to lead USA's "Brave New World"; and Amazon's "The Underground Railroad" casts initial trio.

[03/29/19 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 29
Updates include: Epix cancels "Berlin Station" after three seasons; DC Universe sets summer premieres for "Swamp Thing," "Young Justice"; and "JAG's" David James Elliott is bound for "NCIS."

[02/26/19 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 26
Updates include: FOX extends "Hell's Kitchen" for seasons 19 and 20; Mary Elizabeth Ellis, Tawny Newsome to lead ABC's "Woman Up"; and Ben J. Pierce to star in The CW's "Glamorous."

[02/20/19 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 20
Updates include: Tyler Posey, Kiele Sanchez tapped for The CW's "The Lost Boys"; Zach Woods reports to HBO's "Avenue 5"; and Rainn Wilson, Dan Byrd score roles on Amazon's "Utopia."

[01/29/19 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 29
Updates include: CBS orders backdoor pilot for "FBI" spin-off; Sasha Lane first to be cast in Amazon's "Utopia" import; and ABC orders Hannah Simone-led comedy, dramas "Stumptown," "Triangle" to pilot.

[10/17/18 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 17
Updates include: ABC locks in "NYPD Blue" sequel series; HBO pulls the plug on "Animals."; and Toby Haynes to helm Amazon's "Utopia."

[04/19/18 - 06:06 AM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights "Utopia," Signs Gillian Flynn to Overall Deal
"Utopia" is based on the British series of the same name written by Dennis Kelly.







UTOPIA (AMAZON)
Premieres in TBA 2019 or 2020 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2020/2021 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (9 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Amazon's press release, April 2018) Amazon Studios announced today that it has greenlit a straight-to-series order for Utopia, a nine-episode series from award-winning Gillian Flynn, the best-selling author and screenwriter of Golden Globe nominated Gone Girl and HBO's highly anticipated Sharp Objects. Flynn has also inked an overall deal with Amazon Studios across television, marking Utopia as the first project. Utopia will be available exclusively on Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories. Utopia is based on the British series of the same name written by Dennis Kelly. The series is a co-production between Endemol Shine North America and Kudos, an Endemol Shine Group UK production studio, and Amazon Studios. A group of young adults, who meet online, are mercilessly hunted by a shadowy deep state organization after they come in to possession of a near mythical cult underground graphic novel - they discover the conspiracy theories in the comic's pages may actually be real and are forced in to the dangerous, unique and ironic position of saving the world.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ashleigh LaThrop as Becky
· Christopher Denham as Arby
· Cory Michael Smith as Thomas Christie
· Dan Byrd as Ian
· Desmin Borges as Wilson Wilson
· Dustin Ingram as Tallman
· Farrah Mackenzie as Alice
· Felisha Terrell as Hailey Alvez
· Javon "Wanna" Walton as Grant
· Jeanine Serralles as Colleen
· Jessica Rothe as Samantha
· John Cusack as Kevin Christie
· Rainn Wilson as Michael Stearns
· Sasha Lane as Jessica Hyde
CREW INFORMATION:
· Dennis Kelly as EP/CRTR (U.K. Series)
· Diederick Santer as EP
· Gillian Flynn as CRTR/EP
· Jessica Rhoades as EP
· Karen Wilson as EP
· Sharon Hall as EP
· Sharon Levy as EP
· Toby Haynes as DIR
GENRE(S):
· based on a tv series
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Amazon Studios
· Endemol Shine North America