The official trailer for Utopia Falls is now streaming on YouTube. The new Hulu Original is a sci-fi hip-hop series that follows a group of teenagers as they learn the truths their elders have kept secret for years. Fans can stream the series exclusively on Hulu on February 14.

What’s happening:

  • Hulu has released a new trailer for their upcoming sci-fi, hip-hop series, Utopia Falls.
  • Set in the not so distant future, the show follows a group of teens who discover a world of music and culture that’s been hidden from them.
  • Utopia Falls features a diverse cast of young multi-talented actors and singers and is set to premiere exclusively on Hulu on February 14.

About the series:

  • “Hundreds of years in the future, in the last living colony on earth, a city called New Babyl, twenty-four teenage candidates are chosen to take part in an annual musical competition known as The Exemplar. For all of them it's a chance to write their names in the history books, but for Aliyah, the independent and adventurous daughter to a city government official, it’s the beginning of an incredible adventure. Through the discovery of a mysterious archive, she is exposed to hip-hop, an ancient form of music culture, which will lead her to question everything she has ever known and change her world forever.”


  • The journey to unravel that mystery will play out over the course of the first season while our candidates prepare and participate in The Exemplar competition.
  • Channeling the rebellious spirit of Hip-hop, Aliyah and her friends face off against the government for the freedom of the people in a finale that will rock the very foundation of their society, changing all of their lives forever.
  • Utopia Falls is the first ever Sci-Fi Hip-hop television series and is from the creator/director of Find Me In Paris.
  • It is prestige television for a new generation of young audiences who are culturally diverse, socially and politically minded, and are motivated to see themselves and their issues represented on screen.


Photo Courtesy: Sonar Entertainment/Hulu

Photo Courtesy: Sonar Entertainment/Hulu


  • Robyn Alomar (Riot Girls)
  • Akiel Julien (American Gods)
  • Robbie Graham-Kuntz (Full Out)
  • Phillip Lewitski (Supernatural)
  • Humberly Gonzalez (Orphan Black)
  • Devyn Nekoda (Degrassi: The Next Generation)
  • Mickeey Nguyen (Make It Pop)

Also joining the cast are: 

  • Kate Drummond (Wynonna Earp)
  • Jeff Teravainen (Dark Matter)
  • Huse Madhavji (Saving Hope)
  • Dwain Murphy (The Strain)
  • Hip hop icon Snoop Dogg as the voice of the Archive.

Creative team:

  • Executive Produced by:
    • Showrunner Joseph Mallozzi (Syfy’s Dark Matter, Stargate franchise)
    • Creator/Director R.T. Thorne (NBC’s Blindspot, Hulu’s Find Me in Paris) 
    • Andrea Gorfolova
    • Ashley Rite
  • Executive Music Produced by:
    • Boi-1da (Drake, Rihanna, Eminem, Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar)
  • Choreography by:
    • Tanisha Scott (Cardi B, Rihanna, Sean Paul).
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