The increasingly more enjoyable third season of Upload delivers a thrilling blend of love, comedy, and high-stakes drama, as revealed by the show’s director, Tom Marshall. In a candid interview, Marshall shared insights into the upcoming season, teasing the evolution of the show’s narrative and the innovative storytelling that fans can expect.

Daring Stunts and Authenticity

The director’s enthusiasm for the project is palpable as he discusses the creative process behind the scenes. Marshall’s vision for Upload Season 3 is rooted in a desire to push the boundaries of conventional storytelling, blending genres and expectations to create a unique viewing experience.

“And yeah, I don’t know if I should be divulging this, but yeah, there is a bit of a stunt, a bit of a pratfall, a painful looking pratfall, I should say, though. And that is, you know, that’s the stunt lady, but she really threw herself into it, to the point that even though she’s a stunt lady, and it’s sort of her job, right, there was a tense beat afterwards of you, are you okay?”

The show’s commitment to authenticity and the director’s willingness to take risks are evident in the execution of complex stunts that add a visceral edge to the narrative. Marshall’s anecdote about a particularly challenging pratfall underscores the dedication of the stunt team and the lengths to which they go to bring the director’s vision to life.

Love Triangles and Digital Dilemmas


“And obviously we’ve got this, the other element is it’s a will they, won’t they, yes, and they get together. But now we set up this weird love triangle with Nora and then two versions of Nathan, you know. So again, we’ve sort of, we’ve took it in a very, you know, unexpected upload-esque way.”

Marshall also teases the evolution of the central love story, hinting at a complex love triangle that promises to add depth and intrigue to the series. The introduction of two versions of Nathan is a narrative twist that is sure to keep viewers on the edge of their seats, as the characters navigate the challenges of love in a digital age.

“And I think that’s why we’ll see a lot more shows from him in the future, definitely. And, you know, I get to come in and sort of have a great time with Two Eps, whereas, you know, he knows your Two Eps and all the other Two Eps that come and the Two Eps that have gone previous. So he hasn’t sort of disappointed in that way, you know, as a guy who’s always been a fan of his work, you meet him and you’re like, oh yeah, I can see how King of the Hill happens from you and the office happens from you.”

In his reflection on the show’s creator, Greg Daniels, Marshall expresses admiration for Daniels’ comprehensive vision and attention to detail. The director’s respect for Daniels’ body of work is evident, and he credits Daniels with the show’s ability to leave a lasting impact on its audience.

As Upload Season 3 approaches its season finale, fans can look forward to an even deeper exploration of the show’s unique concept but also the series raising the bar in terms of storytelling, character development, and the seamless integration of humor and suspense. With Marshall’s incredible contributions, the series is poised to deliver on its promise of a world where love and technology intersect in the most unexpected ways.

Upload season 3 is now streaming on Prime Video with new episodes airing Fridays.