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‘Raising Dion’: Jason Ritter To Star In Netflix’s Superhero Family Drama Series

‘Raising Dion’: Jason Ritter To Star In Netflix’s Superhero Family Drama Series

Former Kevin (Probably) Saves The World star Jason Ritter has been cast in a key role in Netflix’s straight-to-series hourlong sci-fi family drama Raising Dion, based on commercial and music video director Dennis Liu’s short film about an African-American single mother who discovers her young son has multiple, constantly changing abilities. The project comes from Liu, Creed star Michael B. Jordan, who will have a supporting role, veteran showrunner Carol Barbee, writer-producer Michael Green and Charles D. King’s MacRo (Fences). Kenny Goodman executive produces.

Raising Dion, a Netflix production, follows the story of a woman named Nicole Reese, who raises her son Dion 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 magical, superhero-like abilities. Nicole must now keep her son’s gifts

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