A little boy gets to grips with his new-found superpowers in upcoming Netflix series Raising Dion, based on the comic book of the same name by Dennis Liu. Check out the first trailer for the show here:
Here’s the series’ synopsis:
Raising Dion follows the story of a woman named Nicole (Alisha Wainwright), who raises her son Dion (newcomer Ja’Siah Young) after the death of her husband, Mark (Michael B. Jordan). The normal dramas of raising a son as a single mom are amplified when Dion starts to manifest several mysterious, superhero-like abilities. Nicole must now keep her son’s gifts secret with the help of Mark’s best friend Pat (Jason Ritter), and protect Dion from antagonists out to exploit him while figuring out the origin of his abilities.
The show was written by Carol Barbee (Jericho, FOX’s Touch) and stars Alisha Wainwright, Ja’Siah Young, Michael B Jordan, Jason Ritter, Jazmyn Simon and Sammi Haney. The first episode of the series was directed by Seith Mann.
Raising Dion premieres on 4 October 2019 on Netflix. Get all the latest superhero news with every issue of SciFiNow.