Raising Dion follows the story of a woman named Nicole Reese, who raises 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 magical, 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.
Status: In Development
Runtime: 60 minutes
Raising Dion - Dark (TV series) - Netflix
Dark is a German science fiction thriller web series co-created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese. It is the first German-language Netflix original series, and debuted on Netflix's streaming service on December 1, 2017. The first season received mostly positive reviews from critics. Positive and negative comparisons were made to the Netflix series Stranger Things. A second season has been green-lit by Netflix, with production to begin in 2018.
Raising Dion - Awards and nominations - Netflix
The series has been nominated for the German “Goldene Kamera” TV awards 2018 in three categories: best series; best actress: Karoline Eichhorn as Charlotte Doppler; and best actor: Oliver Masucci as Ulrich Nielsen. None of these nominations resulted in being awarded, but Louis Hofmann received the “Best newcomer acting award” of the “Goldene Kamera” TV awards 2018, also in recognition of his lead role in Dark. The series was awarded with the prestigious German “Grimme Preis” award 2018 in the category “fiction”, naming specifically the awardees (1) Jantje Friese (screenplay), (2) Baran bo Odar (director), (3) Udo Kramer (production design), (4) Simone Baer (casting), (5) Angela Winkler (actress), (6) Louis Hofmann (actor), (7) Oliver Masucci (actor). The actors named are awarded “representative for the full cast”.
Raising Dion - References - Netflix