Netflix announced today that Tamara Taylor (Bones, Altered Carbon, Lost, Justice League: Gods and Monsters) and J.C. Mackenzie (Molly’s Game, The Wolf of Wall Street) will lead the cast of the sci-fi series, October Faction, based on the IDW comic book series written by Steve Niles.
Tamara Taylor will play Deloris Allen and J.C. Mackenzie is Fred Allen. The are joined by Aurora Burghart (Sex Education) as Viv Allen, and Gabriel Darku (Impulse) as Geoff Allen. The series also includes Wendy Crewson (The Vow), Megan Follows (Reign) and Stephen McHattie (Watchmen).
October Faction 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.
October Faction is produced by High Park Entertainment in association with IDW Entertainment. IDW Entertainment is the worldwide distributor (excluding Canada) for the series.
Damian Kindler (Sleepy Hollow, Krypton) is the creator, showrunner and executive producer of the 10-episode series. The executive producers also include James Thorpe, Steve Niles, Thomas Walden, and Eric Birnberg. The producers are John Calvert and Mohamad El Masri.