Amazon Gives Upload and Them: Covenant a Go

Upload is a sci-fi romantice satire that revolves around Nora and Nathan.The show is set in 2033, where people who are near death can be ‘uploaded’ into a virtual afterlife of their choice. Nora (Andy Allo) works as a customer service agent for a luxurious virtual reality environment. When handsome L.A. party boy Nathan (Robbie Amell) is in a fatal self-driving car crash, his girlfriend uploads him permanently into Nora’s VR world.There will be 10 half hour episodes.

Greg Daniels (The OfficeParks and Rec, and King of the Hill) wrote the script, directed the pilot, and will serve as showrunner.

THEM is a horror anthology series that was given a two season order by Amazon.

The first season, titled THEM: Covenant, will be set in the 1950s and centers on Alfred and Lucky Emory, a couple who decide to move their family from North Carolina to an all-white Los Angeles neighborhood. The family’s home on “a tree lined, seemingly idyllic street becomes ground zero where malevolent forces both real and supernatural threaten to taunt, ravage and destroy them.

Executive Producers: Little Marvin (Writer), Lena Waithe, Roy Lee, Miri Yoon, and Michael Connolly of Vertigo Entertainment.

For more info: THR

 

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