‘Raising Dion’ Season 1: Netflix Release Date, Plot, Cast & Trailer

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Raising Dion

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We hope you aren’t bored with super-powered beings yet as another superhero-esque series is making its way to Netflix. The highly anticipated Raising Dion has been on the lips of subscribers for many months now and we can confirm it will be arriving soon! We have everything you need to know about Raising Dion, including the plot, cast, trailer, and Netflix Release Date. 

Raising Dion is an upcoming Netflix Original Sci-Fi drama based on the comic book of the same name by Dennis Liu. The series was written by Carol Barbee who is known for her work on Judging Amy and Close to Home.


What is the plot of Raising Dion?

After the death of her husband Mark, Nicole Reese is left to raise her son Dion, alone. The job of being a single mother only gets harder for Nicole when Dion manifests multiple superhero-like powers and abilities.

To protect her son and to help teach him how to use his powers for good, Nicole enlists the help of Mark’s best friend, Pat. The pair try to figure out the origins of Dion’s abilities while also trying to protect the young boy from those who would exploit his powers.


Who is in the cast of Raising Dion?

The following cast members have been confirmed for Raising Dion:

Role Cast Member Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Dion Reese Ja’Siah Young Billy on the Street | Nicole and O.J.
Nicole Reese Alisha Wainwright Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments | Lethal Weapon | Disney Star Darlings
Mark Reese Michael B. Jordan Black Panther | Creed | Fruitvale Station
Pat Jason Ritter Freddy vs. Jason | Raise Your Voice | The Tale
Kat Jazmyn Simon Acrimony | Ed | Ballers
Mr. Anthony Fry Donald Paul Power | FBI | Queen of the South
Willa Moriah Brown Turnt | The Break In | Blog Life

Will the first season of Raising Dion cover all of the comic?

There is only one issue of Raising Dion, which consists of 26 pages. The first season will likely cover all of the comic and may even go further beyond the comic’s story.

With the Netflix Original in the spotlight, there’s potential that a second issue may come from this.


Are there any images or stills of Raising Dion?

Netflix has released a limited amount of promotional material for Raising Dion:

All images are courtesy of Netflix.


When and where did production take place?

Filming took place throughout the state of Georgia. Towns included in filming were Chattahoochee Hills and Fairburn.

Some filming took place in Midtown Atlanta and even Fox Theatre.

Principal photography began at the end of July 2018.


How many episodes will the first season air?

The first season of Raising Dion will be airing ten episodes.

What are the episode run times?

At the time of writing, there’s no confirmation on how long each episode will run for. We’re speculating that each episode will be approximately 45 minutes.

Will the series be available in 4K?

Once again there’s no official confirmation that Raising Dion will be available to stream in 4K. But considering many of the latest and best originals arrive in 4K we can expect to learn more soon.


When is the Netflix release date?

The first season of Raising Dion will arrive on Friday, October 4th, 2019.

Will Raising Dion be available to stream in my region?

Yes! Raising Dion will be available to stream worldwide.


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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.

 Poster Rating: TV-G
Language: English
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Cast: Alisha Wainwright, Ja\'Siah Young, Ali Ahn
Season Additions:
  • - Season 2 was added to Netflix on February 1st, 2022
  • - Season 1 was added to Netflix on October 4th, 2019
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