Netflix has premiered the new trailer for its new original series “Raising Dion” which hails from executive producer/star Michael B. Jordan who will have a small recurring role.
In the series, a woman named Nicole (Alisha Wainwright) raises her son Dion (newcomer Ja’Siah Young) after the death of her husband Mark (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 series is based on the comic by Dennis Liu who also co-directs. Jazmyn Simon and Sammi Haney co-star in the nine-episode first season which hits the service on October 4th.