Netflix has canceled the superhero drama series Raising Dion. Dennis Liu wrote the comic book and short film on which the series is based. The Netflix superhero drama series released Season 1 in 2019 and Season 2 in February 2022. The story follows single mother Nicole (Alisha Wainwright) and her young son Dion (Ja’Siah Young). Dion starts to develop many strange, superhero-like abilities. He battles villains while trying to work through his power with the support of his mom and his friend Tevin (Rome Flynn). Carol Barbee adapted the comic book and short film for Netflix and was the showrunner for the series. Michael B. Jordan, Kenny Goodman, Liu, Michael Green, Darren Grant, and MACRO’s Charles D. King, Marta Fernández, Carol Barbee, and Poppy Hanks executive produced the series. Liu and Grant directed multiple episodes of the now-canceled series Raising Dion.
What Other Comic Book Adaptations Are Available on Netflix Now?
Hope is not lost just because Raising Dion is canceled. There are many other comic book adaptations on Netflix. Umbrella Academy is going on its third season. Netflix will release Season 2 of the series Sweet Tooth. There will be a sequel film to the popular film adaption of Old Guard that stars Charlize Theron. Jupiter’s Legacy is another superhero drama series on Netflix. It only has one season, but it’s still an option if you still want a story with superpowers. The Neil Gaiman comic book The Sandman will be released later this year. The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is no longer running, but all the seasons are available on Netflix. The streaming service is going through a financial crisis, so watch any superhero drama series available while still around.
There are other options now that Raising Dion is canceled. Some other notable mentions include Mystery Girl, Grendel, Nocterra, Bone, The Hated, and Astérix.