The premiere date has been fixed and the first images of Netflix sci-fi family drama Raising Dion have been revealed.
The details have been released via the official Twitter handle of Netflix.
The new sci-fi series from streaming giant Netflix ‘Raising Dion’ stars Jason Ritter, Alisha Wainwright, Ja’Siah Young, and Michael B. Jordan, and is set to launch on the 4th of October 2019. This series has nine episodes. Jordan, Dennis Liu, Seith Mann, Kenny Goodman, Charles D. King’s MACRO and Michael Green are the executive producers who directed the pilot and a few episodes.
Raising Dion is about Nicole Reese (Alisha Wainwright) who after the death of her husband Mark (Michael B. Jordan), has to raise her son Dion (Ja’Siah) alone as a single parent. Nicole Reese finds out that her son starts to showcase magical and unexplainable powers and it is up to her to protect her son and keep his unbelievable secret hidden.
Being a single mother, Nicole struggles to cope with everything in her life once her son starts to develop magical abilities.
Young Dion is an eight-year-old boy whose life becomes challenging when he enters a new school. He finds it challenging to cope with the death of his father as well as his superhero abilities that mysteriously starts manifesting.
Pat and Mark have been best friends since college days in Colombia. Pat is an awkward man who is always misunderstood and doubted. After his best friend passes away he makes great effort to be there for Dion and Nicole.
Kat Neese (Jazmyn Simon) is Nicole’s sister and a surgical resident who has her life together unlike Nicole and struggles to keep her thoughts to herself when her sister makes mistakes.
Esperanza Jimenez (Sammi Hanney) is Dion’s classmate who has brittle bone disease. Though it takes time, Dion realizes that she is his best friend as Esperanza keeps on looking out for him.