Warrior Nun (TV series)

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Warrior Nun
Genre
Created bySimon Barry
Based onWarrior Nun Areala
by Ben Dunn
Starring
  • Alba Baptista
  • Toya Turner
  • Tristan Ulloa
  • Thekla Reuten
  • Kristina Tonteri-Young
  • Lorena Andrea
  • Emilio Sakraya
  • Sylvia De Fanti
  • Lope Haydn Evans
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Executive producer(s)
Producer(s)Terri Hughes Burton
Camera setupSingle-camera
Production company(s)
  • Fresco Film Services
  • Reality Distortion Field
DistributorNetflix
Release
Original networkNetflix

Warrior Nun is an upcoming American fantasy drama web television series, based on the eponymous comic series by Ben Dunn, that is set to premiere on Netflix.

Premise[edit]

Warrior Nun revolves around the story of "a 19 year-old woman who wakes up in a morgue with a new lease on life and a divine artifact embedded in her back. She discovers she is now part of an ancient order that has been tasked with fighting demons on Earth, and powerful forces representing both heaven and hell want to find and control her."[1]

Cast and characters[edit]

  • Alba Baptista as Ava
  • Toya Turner as Shotgun Mary
  • Tristan Ulloa as Father Vincent
  • Thekla Reuten as Jillian Salvius
  • Kristina Tonteri-Young as Young Sister Beatrice
  • Lorena Andrea as Sister Lilith
  • Emilio Sakraya as JC
  • Joaquim de Almeida as Cardinal Duretti[2]
  • Sylvia De Fanti as Mother Superior
  • Lope Haydn Evans as Michael

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

On September 28, 2018, it was announced that Netflix had given the production a series order for a first season consisting of ten episodes.[3] Simon Barry was set to serve as showrunner for the series. Barry is also credited as an executive producer alongside Stephen Hegyes with Terri Hughes Burton serving as an co-executive producer for the series.[4] Production companies involved with the series were slated to consist of Fresco Film Services and Reality Distortion Field.[5][6]

Casting[edit]

Sometime after the series order announcement, it was confirmed that Alba Baptista, Toya Turner, Tristan Ulloa, Thekla Reuten, Kristina Tonteri-Young, Lorena Andrea and Emilio Sakraya would star in the series.[4] On April 1, 2019, it was announced that Sylvia De Fanti had joined the cast as a series regular.[7]

Filming[edit]

Filming for the first season took place on location in Ronda, Antequera, and Malaga, Spain from March 11, 2019 to July 5, 2019.[8][9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (March 19, 2018). "'The I-Land' Starring Kate Bosworth, Natalie Martinez & Alex Pettyfer Among 3 Sci-Fi Series Ordered By Netflix". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 28, 2018.
  2. ^ "Netflix will debut series with the Portuguese Joaquim de Almeida and Alba Baptista" (in Portuguese). New In Town. March 18, 2019. Retrieved March 24, 2019.
  3. ^ "Netflix adds three new series to thrilling sci-fi drama slate including THE I-LAND, OCTOBER FACTION and WARRIOR NUN". Netflix Media Center. September 28, 2018. Retrieved March 19, 2019.
  4. ^ a b Petski, Denise (March 18, 2019). "'Warrior Nun': Alba Baptista To Star, Toya Turner, Tristan Ulloa, Thekla Reuten Among Six More Cast In Netflix Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 19, 2019.
  5. ^ Booth, Kaitlyn (December 2, 2018). "Game of Thrones Production Company Preps Avatar's 'Warrior Nun' Netflix Series". Bleeding Cool. Retrieved March 19, 2019.
  6. ^ Brzoznowski, Kristin (March 21, 2019). "Warrior Nun begins production for Netflix". World Screen. Retrieved March 24, 2019.
  7. ^ Petski, Denise (April 1, 2019). "'Warrior Nun': Sylvia De Fanti Cast In Netflix Drama Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
  8. ^ Smith, Charlie (December 1, 2018). "Game of Thrones company shoot new 10-part Netflix series on Costa del Sol". The Olive Press. Retrieved July 13, 2019.
  9. ^ Simon Barry [@SimonDavisBarry] (March 10, 2019). "Countdown to March 11, first day of shooting Warrior Nun for Netflix and Netflix Content so here are some of the sisters of legend that came before our Ava. Beautiful art by Lukasz Trzcinski" (Tweet). Retrieved July 13, 2019 – via Twitter.
  10. ^ Simon Barry [@SimonDavisBarry] (July 5, 2019). "The final day/night of shooting Warrior Nun season 1 - our 6 month journey ends in a beautiful location surrounded by beautiful people. Thank you SPAIN and the amazing Spanish production team, artists & technicians who made this special show" (Tweet). Retrieved July 13, 2019 – via Twitter.

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