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Netflix has announced the newest in their original programming, Uncoupled, a dramatic thriller series to be released in 2022. The story follows two couples: one who are madly in love. And the other who are having difficulties and find themselves with different partners. The show explores the various dynamics between relationships in a clearly advanced future. One couple, Ben and Kate, are happily married and the other couple, Gary and Daria. Are divorced and struggling to find love again. The show is said to contain futuristic stylistic elements such as facial recognition software for dating, holographic simulation for sex. Biometric personal assistants that give advice on compatibility and much more.
What is the Release date of Uncoupled?
Uncoupled will be released on Netflix on 29 July.
Netflix is available on a global scale and is taking over the world. Due to the streaming service’s ever-growing popularity and they have become an outlet for many original programs. And the release of Uncoupled has created a lot of buzz. Netflix has already released many popular shows such as Stranger Things, House of Cards, Orange is the New Black. Sense8 and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt to name a few which have all been well received by critics and audiences alike.
Who are the characters of Uncoupled?
From the promotional material released, we have been able to identify who some of the major characters are. Starring Neil Patrick, Tisha Campbell -Martin and the infamous Laverne Cox, the show is sure to be a hit.
This is not the first time Neil Patrick Harris has starred in a television program. Harris portrayed Barney Stinson in Friends with Benefits. Which he won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. And starred alongside his ex- real-life partner, David Burtka, in How I Met Your Mother.
What can we expect from Uncoupled?
The show is not a traditional science fiction series as it contains elements of drama and romance and as such, is likely to be less dramatic than other shows. The focus of the series will be on relationships. To keep in line with the futuristic aesthetic, the show will likely include advanced technologies such as facial recognition software for dating, holographic simulation for sex and personal assistants that give advice on compatibility.
Uncoupled will be a dramatic take on relationships in the future. The show will explore the different dynamics between relationships and is sure to create some buzz.
The show will progress the technology that was featured in the recently released film Blade Runner. Biometric sensors will be used both for dating and sex so that couples can be matched with others who are a perfect match.
There will also be a virtual world in which a holographic simulation can be used to enhance sexual experiences, incorporating all body parts into the technology. The addition of these futuristic features will make it unique from other shows and may potentially help draw in viewers.
What do critics say about Uncoupled?
Early reviews have been positive, with early publications such as Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and The New York Times all praising the show. Variety commented that the show ‘may become a sleeper hit’ and it will be interesting to see how the show plays out that one of the couples is happy while the other is not. Critics have also commented on how Uncoupled is a must if you are in need of a dramatic series as there are not very many dramas available right now.
Neil Patrick Harris, Tisha Campbell, Laverne Cox will make up the main cast of this show. Featuring three very talented actors, Harris has a long list of credits including How I Met Your Mother and Hedwig and the Angry Inch. His performance as Barney Stinson in Friends with Benefits earned him an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.