Netflix is casually dropping a new original series this weekend. The mysterious drama The OA follows Prairie Johnson (Brit Marling), a young blind woman when she returns home after being missing for twenty years with the ability to see.
The series is a reunion for indie breakout star Marling as she reteams with The East and Sound of my Voice director Zal Batmanglij. The 8 episode hour-long series hits Netflix this Friday, December 16th.
Ahead of its release Netflix has released three eerie spots plus a trailer that teases the mysterious plot the series will unravel.
The series stars Brit Marling, Scott Wilson, Will Brill, Emory Cohen, Patrick Gibson, Ian Alexander, Brandon Perea, Brendan Meyer, Riz Ahmed, and Jason Isaacs. Written by Zal Batmanglij and Brit Marling. Directed by Zal Batmanglij.
From Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij, the visionary filmmakers behind Sound of My Voice and The East, comes a powerful, mind-bending tale about identity, human connection and the borders between life and death. The Netflix original series The OA is an odyssey in eight chapters produced in partnership with Plan B Entertainment, Netflix and Anonymous Content. The groundbreaking series offers audiences a singular experience that upends notions about what long-format stories can be.