Revolution Synopsis

Our entire way of life depends on electricity. So what would happen if it just stopped working? Well, one day, like a switch turned off, the world is suddenly thrust back into the dark ages. Planes fall from the sky, hospitals shut down, and communication is impossible. And without any modern technology, who can tell us why? Now, 15 years later, life is back to what it once was long before the industrial revolution: families living in quiet cul-de-sacs, and when the sun goes down lanterns and candles are lit. Life is slower and sweeter. Or is it? On the fringes of small farming communities, danger lurks. And a young woman’s life is dramatically changed when a local militia arrives and kills her father, who mysteriously – and unbeknownst to her – had something to do with the blackout. This brutal encounter sets her and two unlikely companions off on a daring coming-of-age journey to find answers about the past in the hopes of reclaiming the future. From director Jon Favreau (“Iron Man,” “Iron Man 2”) and the fertile imaginations of J.J. Abrams (“Lost,” “Person Of Interest”) and Eric Kripke (“Supernatural”), comes a surprising “what if” action-adventure series, where an unlikely hero will lead the world out of the dark. Literally. The series stars Billy Burke (“The Twilight Saga”), Tracy Spiridakos (“Being Human”), Anna Lise Phillips (“Terra Nova”), Zak Orth (“Romeo + Juliet“), Graham Rogers (“Memphis Beat”), J.D. Pardo (“A Cinderella Story”), Giancarlo Esposito (“Breaking Bad”), David Lyons (“The Cape”), Maria Howell (“The Blind Side”), Tim Guinee (“Iron Man”) and Andrea Roth (“Rescue Me”). Kripke, Abrams, Favreau and Bryan Burk (“Lost,” “Star Trek”) serve as executive producers. “Revolution” is produced by Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Bad Robot Productions, Kripke Enterprises and Warner Bros. Television. The pilot was directed by Favreau.

Revolution News
NBC's Revolution Will Wrap Online in DC Digital ComicNBC's Revolution Will Wrap Online in DC Digital Comic
The producers of Revolution, including Eric Kripke and J.J. Abrams, are debuting a four-part digital comic to wrap up the story.
Revolution Fall Finale Promo Art
The battle for power begins as the first half of NBC's powerful new sci-fi drama ends its Season 1 run on November 26th.
Watch NBC's Revolution Extended Preview
Take a look at the networks new series centering on a globale electrical blackout premiering September 17th.
COMIC-CON 2012: Revolution Village Photos
Supernatural's Eric Kripke teams with J.J. Abrams for this epic thriller about a family struggling to reunite in a post-apocalyptic landscape.
Elizabeth Mitchell Joins Revolution
The Lost actress reunites with creator J.J. Abrams on this new NBC fall drama series, replacing Andrea Roth.
Giancarlo Esposito Joins Revolution Pilot for J.J. Abrams and NBC
The Breaking Bad actor has landed a leading role in this series about a world where all forms of energy are gone.
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