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Now Apocalypse premieres March 10

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"Now Apocalypse" stars Avan Jogia ("Tut," "Twisted") as Ulysses, who is struggling to figure out his life in the surreal and bewildering city of Los Angeles. Kelli Berglund ("Lab Rats," "Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors") stars as Carly, Beau Mirchoff ("Awkward," "The Fosters") as Ford, and Roxane Mesquida (Kaboom, "Gossip Girl") as Severine, all of whom are on quests pursuing love, sex and fame. Between sexual and romantic dating-app adventures, Ulysses grows increasingly troubled as foreboding, premonitory dreams make him wonder if some kind of dark and monstrous conspiracy is going on - or if he is just smoking too much weed.

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This looks like just about every movie Araki made in the 90s.

And I'm down for it.

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That seems plausible, given that Nowhere was part of trilogy he called Teenage Apocalypse.

I remember liking the movie, although since it never got a DVD release in the US, I doubt I've seen it since VHS was a thing.

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This is going to be as polarizing as all of Araki's work, but I REALLY liked it.  And it does definitely seem like an update of Nowhere, not the least of which is a small cameo by James Duval, who I suspect is playing the same character.

And Avon Jorgia and Tyler Posey have excellent chemistry.

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The pilot was awful.  My guess is that the writers saw HBO’s failed Here and Now and thought they could do a better job.  Well, they didn’t.  If you can’t come up with a new idea, don’t bother until you do.

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I mostly enjoyed it, but I'm not being wowed by it. At least I feel something of a connection to Ulysses and Carly as the more rounded of the characters; Severine and Ford are just too flat for me to sympathize with. (The latter is totally going to get roped into being a go-go boy at a Bryan Singer-esque pool party, isn't he?)

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Poor Beau, he'll probably play stupid j*rks until the end of his career.  

The show is weird and not in a good way. 

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No complaints,  there are so many man candy on the show, speedoes and big bulges. Keep them coming! 

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I feel like the show didn’t even really get started on the what the main plot was supposed to be until the last episode. Also not sure why they featured Tyler Posey so much when promoting the show, considering how often he’s actually in it. 

Agreed though that I definitely enjoyed the eye candy

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It dawned on me about 30 seconds before the reveal that Barnabus was one of the lizard aliens—so stoked I got it right! I wonder if his interest in Ford is because he's dating Severine?

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Is anyone besides me cracking up over Jethro's apparently booming career playing dead bodies? He's going to become the Doug Jones or Andy Serkis of television procedural corpses!

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Watched the first two episodes so far and it's stupid fun. Not the greatest show out there by any stretch but fun enough with a likeable (if reckless) enough protagonist in Ulysses but the ratings don't seem to be the greatest for this one.

Have Starz renewed it for a second season?

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