Netflix Goes Monster Hunting with 'October Faction' Series from '30 Days of Night's' Steve Niles!
Building on the success of the IDW comic book series written by Steve Niles, Netflix has ordered 10 episodes of October Faction, set to be helmed by Director X (Superfly, Mister Tachyon, Across the Line), Damian Kindler, Megan Follows (Reign, Anne of Green Gables), Mina Shum (Meditation Park, Ninth Floor) and David Frazee (Vikings, Orphan Black).
“The series follows globetrotting monster hunters Fred and Deloris Allen who, after the death of Fred’s father, return to their hometown in upstate New York with their teenage children Geoff and Viv. As the family adjusts, Fred and Deloris must hide their identities as members of a secret organization, and our heroes quickly discover that their new small-town setting isn’t as idyllic as it seems.”
Producers are John Calvert (X Company, Anne with an E) and Mohamad El Masri (Here and Now). Damian Kindler (Sleepy Hollow, Krypton) acts as showrunner. Executive Producers include James Thorpe, Steve Niles, Thomas Walden and Eric Birnberg. Co-Executive Producers are George Strayton (Mech-X4, Xena: Warrior Princess) and Melissa Blake (Sleepy Hollow, Heroes).
October Faction is produced by High Park Entertainment in association with IDW Entertainment. IDW Entertainment is the worldwide distributor.