‘Devs’ is a sci-fi thriller that follows Lily, a software engineer at Amaya, who embarks upon a quest to find out the reason behind the mysterious disappearance and apparent suicide of her boyfriend/co-worker Sergei. While conducting her investigation, Lily realizes that her company’s motives are not as exemplary as they seem.
Academy Award nominee Alex Garland serves as the creator and director of the techno-thriller. He is best known for helming critically acclaimed films ‘Ex Machina’ and ‘Annihilation.’ The conspiracy series has been creating a lot of buzz for its multi-faceted premise and visual grandeur that bears a resemblance to Garland’s above-mentioned works.
In case you’re wondering about the release date, plot, and other details of ‘Devs’ season 1, we have got you covered. Read on.
Devs Season 1 Release Date: When Will it Premiere?
The limited series was initially supposed to release on FX. However, following the announcement of “FX on Hulu” service in November 2019, it has been moved to Hulu.
‘Devs’ season 1 will release on March 5, 2020, on Hulu at 3:00 am ET. The network will air two episodes on the premiere date, while the remaining six hour-long episodes will drop every week.
Devs Cast: Who is in it?
‘Crazy Rich Asians’ fame Sonoya Mizuno features as Lily Chan, an employee at Amaya who feels her employer is involved in the disappearance of her boyfriend. ‘Parks and Recreation’ star Nick Offerman appears as the CEO of Amaya, Forest.
Jin Ha joins the cast as Lily’s former boyfriend, a cyber analyst, Jamie. ‘The Good Wife’ alum Zach Grenier plays Amaya’s vicious security head, Kenton. ‘Gypsy’ fame Karl Glusman essays the role of Lily’s missing/dead boyfriend, Sergei. The other cast members who play Amaya’s secret employees include Stephen McKinley Henderson (‘Lady bird’) as Stewart, Cailee Spaeny (‘Bad Times at the El Royale’) as Lyndon and Alison Pill (‘American Horror Story’) as Katie.
Devs Plot: What is it About?
‘Devs’ centers upon a software engineer Lily Chan, who works at a modern tech company, Amaya, along with her boyfriend, Sergei. Since Sergei is one of the most proficient cyber-security analysts, he gets moved to a secret location in Amaya’s Development division (Devs), wherein he is asked to work on a secret mission, which is lined up by the enigmatic CEO of the company, Forest.
The core members of development division are Forest’s right-hand, quantum physicist Katie; dangerous and violent security head, Kenton; and the talented and sincere, Stewart and Lyndon. Things go south when Sergei doesn’t get back home from Devs. A worried Lily calls in to check, but she is informed that he has committed suicide. To back their claims, the authorities at Devs also show her a CCTV footage, featuring Sergei. However, Lily realizes there’s more to it than meets the eye and decides to go after Forest, who she feels has something to do with Sergei’s disappearance. As she investigates the matter, Lily becomes embroiled in the conspiracies, which also has the potential of turning fatal.
Check out the eerie trailer for ‘Devs’ season 1!
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