Better than us (Russian: Luchshe, chem lyudi) is a Russian science fiction television series available on Netflix. The show is produced by Yellow, Black, and White in cooperation along with Sputnik Vostok Production. Better Than Us was originally created for Russian channel C1R. Andre Junkovsky, Aleksandr Degan, and Aleksendr Keesel are the creators of the show.
However, last year, Netflix purchased the show under the English title “Better Than US.” The series arrived on the streaming giant on August 16, 2019, to stream outside Russia and China Netflix markets.
Better Than Us currently has only one season with 16 episodes running. Although the fans loved the show, Netflix still hasn’t renewed the show. The fans are eagerly waiting for the second season to arrive. So, here we are with all the updates regarding season 2:
Will There Be A Season 2?
Currently, there is no confirmation regarding the second season of the show. Netflix has still not made any announcement regarding the renewal status of the show. So, it’s quite difficult to predict anything at the moment. Also, no news from the original creators, and the cast has been out.
Moreover, the current situation of the world is another reason behind the cancellation and delay of many projects. Conditions in Russia were severe, which can be another reason behind the postponement of the show. But, don’t worry we will keep updating you.
If the show were to return with another season, we can expect it to premiere in 2022. It seems like the fans have to wait a lot more for the show to arrive.
Plot And Cast Of The Show
The show is definitely ahead of its time in both reel and real life. Set in 2009, mankind is dependent on the android function. They can even replace humans when it comes to jobs, and a lot can happen in the future as well. On the other hand, a new “one-child” policy laid by China results in an engineer creating an advanced Robot named Arsia. She is designed to behave like a wife, as a mother to a child, and also as a part of the family. Moreover, she does not follow Isaac Asimov’s Three Rules of Robotics.
Unfortunately, her creator dies, and she is then sold to a Russian firm, CRONOS. However, there Arsia kills a man who forcefully tried to use her as a sex robot. Following the incident, Arsia runs away from there and suddenly meets Sonia. She quickly forms a bond with her emotionally and becomes her guardian.
The show follows multiple storylines, which makes it more interesting for the fans.
The show stars, Paulina Andreeva as Arisa (Robot), Kirill Karo as Georgy Safronov, Aleksandr Ustyugov as Viktor Toropov, and Ola Lomonosova as Alla Safronova. Vita Kornienko as Sonya Safronova and Eldar Kalimulin as Egor Safronov also appear on the show.