Devs Limited Series News: First Photo and NYCC Plans

Devs star Sonoya Mizuno
Sonoya Mizuno as Lily in ‘Devs’ (Photo by Raymond Liu/FX)

FX just unveiled the first official photo from their upcoming limited series, Devs. The network also confirmed Devs will present a panel at the 2019 New York Comic Con to be held October 3rd thru 6th at Javits Center.

The eight-episode limited series marks Alex Garland’s first television venture. Garland wrote and directed the sci-fi thrillers Ex Machina and Annihilation, earning a Best Original Screenplay Oscar nomination for his Ex Machina script.

The cast of the series, including Sonoya Mizuno, Jin Ha, Cailee Spaeny, Karl Glusman, and Alison Pill, will be taking the stage at the NYCC on Saturday, October 5th at 1:30pm ET in the Hammerstein Ballroom at Manhattan Center. Writer/director/creator Alex Garland and executive producer Allon Reich will also be on hand to present a special sneak peek at the limited series.

FX is targeting a 2020 launch of Devs.

The Plot and Characters, Courtesy of FX:

Devs is a high-tech suspense thriller about a young software engineer who investigates the secretive development division of her employer, which she believes is behind the murder of her boyfriend.

Sonoya Mizuno plays Lily Chan, a software engineer who works at Amaya, a cutting edge tech company, and comes to suspect her employer may be responsible for the death of her boyfriend.

Nick Offerman plays Forest, the CEO of Amaya whose obsession is the covert work of the company’s development division.

Jin Ha stars as Jamie, a gifted cyber security specialist who is Lily’s former boyfriend.

Zach Grenier plays Kenton, a character described as terse, dry and dangerous. Kenton is the head of security at Amaya.

Stephen McKinley Henderson is Stewart, a cultured intellectual from another era and one of the top technical minds working in Amaya’s secret development division.

Cailee Spaeny is Lyndon, a young, brilliant, and stubborn employee who works in Amaya’s secret development division.

Alison Pill stars as Katie, a gifted quantum physicist tapped by Forest to be his second in command at Amaya.