#AlmostHuman Gives us a Provocative Look into the Future
The 2013 sci-fi buddy crime drama, Almost Human, makes me cringe at the thought that this could be our reality in the future.
Androids partners, new uncontrolled technology, designer drugs and highly advanced, sophisticated and violent criminals.
The TV series which premiered in November has had only a few episodes but I’ve been able to watch all except the last, and I can’t wait for more.
Set in the year 2048 (not too far in the future), the series revolves around Detective John Kennex and his “old” android partner Dorian.
Kennex is played by Karl Urban and reminds me of Will Smith in i, Robot. He clearly has a dislike for androids after his last encounters which lead to the death of his former partner and the loss of a leg. However, when he meets Dorian (Michael Ealy), he notices that this android is unique.
Playing alongside the pair is Lili Taylor as Captain Sandra Maldonado, Minka Kelly as Detective Valerie Stahl; Kennex’s love interest, Mackenzie Crook as Rudy Lom and Michael Irby as Detective Richard Paul.
While the series is still at the early stages, its already working out to be quite interesting and I have the feeling that there would be many more interesting episodes to come.