'Undone': Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and everything you need to know about the thriller from 'Bojack Horseman's creator
What could be more existentially haunting than the Netflix animated show 'Bojack Horseman'? The answer can only be yet another show by its creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg. Joining hands with Kate Purdy, Bob-Waksberg is about to release a new animated thriller charged with ample existential crises, titled 'Undone', which premiered at ATX TV Festival in Austin on June 8 and is soon to arrive on Amazon's streaming service as its first adult animated series. The highlight of the show will be its unique visual appeal which uses a rare form of rotoscope animation, never done in episodic television before.
Amazon is yet to announce a release date for the upcoming series, but it is supposed to air sometime "later in 2019" exclusively on Amazon Prime.
Alma (Rosa Salazar of 'Alita: Battle Angel') is a survivor of a near-fatal accident, that leaves a permanent scar in the form of inducing visions of her late father, Jacob (Bob Odenkirk). These visions, however, prove to be medium for her to travel through space and time, thus sparking off her ongoing attempt to prevent the death of her father from happening. According to the show's press release, the quest "challenges Alma’s relationships and brings into question her mental wellbeing with those closest to her."
The show comes from Purdy and Bob-Waksberg. The latter is known for creating the critically acclaimed Netflix animated dramedy, 'Bojack Horseman'. Purdy, on the other hand, was one of the writers on Matt Groening's hit animated series 'Futurama'. Amazon also revealed that the series is directed by Dutch artist Hisko Hulsing, and "utilizes a variety of mediums" including "oil painting on canvas" for backgrounds.
The trippy series incorporates actors' looks into their animated characters, and Alma's face and voice will be Salazar. She was the lead in the film 'Alita: Battle Angel', and is also known for her roles in the NBC series 'Parenthood', the Netflix movie 'Bird Box', and the FX anthology thriller 'American Horror Story: Murder House'.
Everybody's favorite Saul from the series 'Breaking Bad', and its spin-off, 'Better Call Saul', returns to play Alma's dead dad, Jacob, in the upcoming Amazon thriller. He is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, and producer.
The trailer for 'Undone' just came out and it does exactly what is expected of such a trippy, but haunting thriller. In that, it does justice to the title, undoing Alma's visions and the hidden analogies behind what she eventually perceives and questions as "loosing her mind." Check out the clip here!
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