Robbie Amell was the first person to audition for the role of Nathan.
Nora Antony says her father is a bit of a "Lud". Lud is short for Luddite. Luddite is a derogatory term for a person opposed to new technology or ways of working. It is a term used for groups of people who destroyed machinery because industrialization was threatening their way of life. (1811-16).
The Uptown Funk scene between Robbie Amell's character Nathan and Andy Allo's character Nora also served as the audition scene between the two of them.
David Choak Nathan's neighbor is based on David Koch a multimillionaire who along with his brother donated a ton of money to the Republican Party. He also passed away shorty before Upload started.
Andy Allo (Nora) and Josh Banday (Ivan) also starred together in Hacked (2016).
The name of Nathan's niece, Nevaeh, played by Chloe Coleman, is the word "heaven" spelled backwards, tying into the afterlife theme of the show.
Was renewed for a second season on May 8th, one week after the series premiere due to the overwhelming positive response to the series.
Greg Daniels started writing this after the finale of The Office.
The idea of a man-made, "virtual-reality" afterlife where people's conscience could be uploaded after their death was a major plot point in Philip K. Dick 's Ubik (1972).
Takes place in the year 2033.
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