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Newswire: Aaron Paul to play a lonely astronaut with a robot family in Android

One of the most important lessons in any sci-fi story is that creating robotic replicas of dead loved ones is never good idea. Even in stories that don’t have any robots, this idea is always bubbling just under the surface as nearly every character constantly worries that someone else will try to resurrect their dead family members with robots. Unfortunately, mankind’s inherent sappiness means we’ll always be on the lookout for ways to bring dead people back to life, so people are just going to keep making replicants of their dead spouses or children and those replicants are going to keep flipping out and murdering people.
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