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IDW Publishing’s comic book adaptaion ‘October Faction’ Debuts on Netflix

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IDW Publishing’s comic book adaptaion ‘October Faction’ Debuts on Netflix

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Fans had something to new to be excited for today as IDW Entertainment’s much-anticipated series, “October Faction”, debuted on Netflix…and it’s already catching fire!

IDW’s “October Faction” is said to be a Men In Black meets “Riverdale” series where dark family secrets and simmering high school angst all collide against the struggle between monsters and humans.

Building on the success of IDW Publishing’s comic book series written by Steve Niles, “October Faction” follows Fred (J.C. Mackenzie) and Deloris Allen (Tamara Taylor) who, after the death of Fred’s father, return to their hometown in New York with their 17-year-old twins Geoff(Gabriel Darku) and Viv (Aurora Burghart). Subsequently, Geoff and Viv’s lives are turned upside down when they discover their seemingly unremarkable insurance sales rep parents are, in fact, (spoiler alert!) trained assassins who hunt monsters. 

“October Faction’’ is produced by High Park Entertainment in association with IDW Entertainment.  IDW Entertainment is the worldwide distributor (excluding Canada) for the series.

The series was adapted and created by Damian Kindler (“American Gods”, “Sleepy Hollow”, “Krypton”) who serves as creator, showrunner and executive producer.  Kindler is currently executive producing the third season of “American Gods”.

Check out the never-before-seen footage of show stars Tamara Taylor (“Bones”, Diary of a Mad Black Woman), J.C. MacKenzie (The Departed, Molly’s Game, Wolf of Wallstreet, Share), Aurora Burghart (“Sex Education”, “The Stranger”) and Gabriel Darku (“Impulse”, “Shadowhunters”) – who give insights into their complicated characters, the underlying themes in the show and more! 

Tamara Addresses Real-Life Themes In Series (1 min); (Courtesy of Netflix)
Tamara Addresses The Diversity In The Series (1 min); (Courtesy of Netflix)
Tamara Explains That Deloris Has Secrets (1 min); (Courtesy of Netflix)
Aurora Discusses Viv Allen’s Journey (1 min); (Courtesy of Netflix)
Gabriel Discusses His Character, Geoff Allen (1 min); (Courtesy of Netflix)
J.C. Discuss The Angles of The Show (1 min); (Courtesy of Netflix)

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L. Lamar Booker

L. Lamar is Owner/CEO, Editor-in-Chief, Chief Content Officer of Up Your Geek. He hails from Philadelphia, PA. He is a writer, reporter and interviewer as well, and has been covering a wide range of pop culture and entertainment news and events for the last 5 years. Opinions expressed are my own.

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