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Raising Dion

Raising Dion

  • Premiered: 
    October 4, 2019
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  • Network: Netflix
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Drama
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Based on the 2015 comic book and short film (Raising Dion) by Dennis Liu 
  • Subject Matter: Superhero
  • Tags: family

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Plot Synopsis

Executive produced by Michael B. Jordan, RAISING DION is a one-hour sci-fi family drama series that tells the story of a widowed mother, Nicole, who must protect her seven-year-old son, Dion, after he starts to manifest several mysterious, superhero-like abilities -- he can move things with his mind. While exciting and cool, it's also something he knows scares his mom, who gave up her career as a professional dancer after her husband, Mark, died. Although Nicole is completely overwhelmed by raising her son alone while dealing with the loss of Mark, she is still effortlessly cool and maintains a positive outlook. Now, she keeps 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. Based on Dennis Liu's comic book and short film of the same name, nine one-hour episodes of the series debuted on Friday, October 4, 2019 when Netflix released the entire series at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT.


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Outlier Society Productions