A teenage girl risks her life for a better future in Amazon Prime YA’s upcoming “panic” drama. Based on Lauren Oliver’s novel of the same name, the series is set in a small town in Texas that supports a dangerous tradition: every summer, senior graduating seniors complete a high-stakes game to get a chance to escape from their hometown and build a better life for them. themselves. Last year, panic killed two people. This year, the amount of money in the game is greater than ever: the winner will receive $ 50,000.
“Every player has a story. Every player is hiding something,” we were told in a new trailer for the show. The spot focuses on Heather (Olivia Welch, “Incredible”), and she is convinced that she needs to win the panic in order to go to college. Besides facing her dark fears and risking death, Heather also has to worry about the possibility that the game is rigged. You suspect someone is trying to fix a panic – no one knows who the umpires are organizing the game.
The song “Panic,” created, written and produced by CEO Oliver, was premiered on Amazon Prime Video on May 28.