YouTube Shares Video Trailer for 'Weird City'

 A comedic mix of love and science fiction is the recipe for YouTube's latest original series, Weird City, which released a new video trailer on Wednesday.

The half-hour anthology series, co-created by Jordan Peele and Charlie Sanders (Key & Peele), premieres on YouTube Premium Feb. 13 and is set in the futuristic metropolis where a tech lab uses a combination of specific questions combined with genetic DNA testing to assure residents the perfect love connection, according to YouTube. 

Weird City will feature such guest stars as Sara Gilbert (The Conners, The Talk), Ed O’Neill (Modern Family), Rosario Dawson (Luke Cage), Laverne Cox(Orange Is The New Black), LeVar Burton (Star Trek), Awkwafina (Crazy Rich Asians, Ocean’s Eight), Yvette Nicole Brown (Community) and Mark Hamill (Star Wars).

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.