Awake (previously titled as REM) is a fantasy crime drama television series that stars Jason Isaacs, Dylan Minnette, Laura Allen, B. D. Wong, Cherry Jones, Michaela McManus, Steve Harris, and Wilmer Valderrama. It follows the life of Police detective Michael Britten (Jason Isaacs) who regains consciousness after a car accident involving his wife Hannah (Laura Allen) and his son Rex (Dylan Minnette). Michael moves back and forth between two realities: In one, Rex survived while Hannah is dead; in the other, Hannah survived but Rex did not. Trying to keep both his loved ones alive, Michael starts living a “double life,” moving back and forth between the two realities, dealing with different personal conflicts and police partners. He also starts noticing strange links between the two realities.