Friday, August 16, 2019

Netflix Sets Premiere Date for New Drama 'Raising Dion' Starring Alisha Wainwright and Jason Ritter

Netflix has today announced the premiere date for the upcoming original drama series Raising Dion.

All 9 episodes of the first season will be available on Friday, October 4.

The drama follows the story of a woman named Nicole, who raised her son Dion, after the death of her husband, Mark. 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, and protect Dion from antagonists out to exploit him while figuring out the origin of his abilities. 

The drama stars Alisha Wainwright, Jason Ritter, Ja'siah Young, Jazmyn Simon, Sammi Haney and Michael B. Jordan.

Carol Barbee developed the drama based on the comic by Dennis Liu. They executive produce with Jordan, Kenny Goodman, Kim Roth, Michael Green and Charles D. King. MACRO and Super Spring Productions produce.