Anticipated to release on May 2, 2022, “Welcome to Eden” based on the trailer however notoriously shows striking similarities to shows Elite and Lost. We will be discussing some obvious resemblances we found between the shows.
Welcome to Eden and Elite
Elite rated 7.4/10 on IMDb with 97% rotten tomatoes just released its fifth season on Netflix. Though different in most aspects, some of the scenes from
Welcome to Eden’s trailer showed an uncanny resemblance with Elite.
Both the shows are Spanish and have a rich Spanish cast. Welcome to Eden too however Elite will be soon available in English dub.
Psychedelic party scene
If you have watched Elite, you know there’s one thing the show doesn’t miss every season; a psychedelic party scene. Welcome to Eden trailer too in a scene that unveils what looks like an extravagant psychedelic teenage party.
Similar age group characters
Both shows exhibit the groups of characters of a similar age ie high schoolers/teenagers.
We couldn’t help but notice the similarity between the cinematography of the two shows. We can’t tell for sure till the whole episodes unfold but the resemblance is definitely there.
The trailer contained many scenes with PDA involved, Elite infamously too is a show that doesn’t shy away from PDA.
Welcome to Eden and Lost
Lost, available on Hulu is a dystopian sci-fi series that aired for six seasons. The hit series with a rating of 8.4/10 on IMDb and 87% rotten tomatoes, revolved around what seem to be similar elements to those seen in Welcome to Eden’s trailer.
Concept of a dystopian community
Previously seen in Lost and other dystopian fictions, the trailer showed a chronic utopic start to a dystopian storyline as it starts with a flamboyant party scene and progresses to the characters finding themselves helpless in an eccentric place.
Both the shows depict scenes leading to the characters getting trapped, cut off from the “real world”, and forced to make it through together.
So that was a brief comparison between the two hits and Welcome to Eden based upon what we grasped from the trailer recently released by Netflix. For more news about the show, stay tuned with Retrology.