The Fallout series starts this week on Amazon – everything about the cast, plot and where you can watch

After a few postponements, the hotly anticipated Fallout series on Amazon is now starting earlier. MeinMMO shows you the trailer and tells you all the important information about the actors, episodes and what it’s about.

How many years is the series from?

The age rating of the Fallout series is FSK 18. It is therefore aimed at adults and is not suitable for children and young people.

How many episodes does the series have?

Season 1 will have 8 episodes, each lasting around an hour. A second season is under discussion and almost certain (via GameStar).

Will the series be released on DVD or BluRay?

There is currently no information as to whether the Fallout series will be available outside of Amazon’s streaming service.

The official trailer for the Fallout series

Since the announcement, Amazon has made the Fallout series more appealing to fans with some teasers and images from filming. The latest trailer was released in March 2024. You can see it here:

The official trailer for the Fallout series on Amazon in German

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Cast: This is the cast of the Fallout series

Who stars in the Fallout series?

  • Ella Purnell stars as Vault Dweller Lucy MacLean
  • Moisés Arias as Norm MacLean, Lucy’s brother
  • Aaron Moten as Maximus, a squire of the Brotherhood of Steel
  • Johnny Pemberton as Thaddeus, a member of the Brotherhood of Steel
  • Walton Goggins as Cooper Howard or “The Ghoul”, a bounty hunter
  • Kyle MacLachlan as Hank MacLean or “Overseer Hank”, Lucy’s father
  • Matt Berry as “Mr. Mobile phone”
  • Also starring: Xelia Mendes-Jones, Mike Doyle, Cherie Dabis, Dale Dickey, Matty Cardarople, Sarita Choudhury, Michael Emerson, Leslie Uggams, Chris Parnell, Frances Turner, Dave Register, Zach Cherry, Rodrigo Luzzi and Annabel O’Hagan
  • You might especially recognize Ella Purnell and Walton Goggins. Purnell played the lead role Dolce in Kick-Ass 2 and was the voice for Jane in Invincible. Goggins is best known for his roles as villains and nasty guys, such as Venus Van Dam in Sons of Anarchy, Sheriff Chris Mannix in Hateful Eight and Sonny Burch in Ant-Man and the Wasp.

    A canine companion, CX404, will also appear in the series.

    Who is directing the series? The creators behind the series are Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, who were already responsible for the hit series Westworld. The executive producers also include Bethesda employees, such as boss Todd Howard.

    Plot: How close is the series to the games and what is it about?

    How close is the Fallout series to the games? The Fallout series takes place in the year 2296 and therefore after all games. Accordingly, the things you experienced in the games have already happened.

    This is the timeline of the Fallout games:

  • Fallout 76 – Year 2102
  • Fallout 1 – Year 2161
  • Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel – Year 2197-2198
  • Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel – Year 2208
  • Fallout 2 – Year 2241
  • Fallout 3 – Year 2277
  • Fallout: New Vegas – Year 2281
  • Fallout 4 – Year 2287
  • Fallout Series – Year 2296
  • Otherwise the series has nothing to do with the games. According to Todd Howard, the series will not simply retell the games, but will have its own storyline. Accordingly, you experience a new story.

    What is the Fallout series about? Lucy, a resident of Vault 33, must leave her safe bunker to save her father. She gets to know the post-apocalyptic America around Los Angeles and meets the inhabitants of the new world: factions like the Brotherhood of Steel, ghouls and mutated creatures like RAD cockroaches and more.

    In terms of feel, however, the series should be very close to the feel of the games, such as making some biting comments on social and political issues and being filled with dark humor.

    According to his own statements, Jonathan Nolan himself is a fan of the series and has played at least parts 3, 4 and New Vegas. He says you can tell straight away whether the “feeling of the games” is really there. The first impression from MeinMMO author Christoph Waldboth is definitely very positive: Why I believe that the Fallout series will be the next really good video game adaptation after The Last of Us