Netflix (NFLX) has ordered a new psychological thriller series from the creators of Damages.
Netflix has ordered 13 episodes for the unnamed series. The show will be created by Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler, who all worked together to create Damages. The series will be produced by Sony (SNE) Pcitures TV, which was the studio that worked on Damages. The new series will focus on a family of adult siblings that have their secrets and scars revealed when their black sheep brother comes home. According to the creators, the show will examine the complex bonds, rivalries, jealousies, and betrayals that are found at the core of every family. The deal between Netflix and Sony Pictures took months to work out. It is the first deal ever made between a streaming service and a major Hollywood studio for a new series. The new show is expected to start production in early 2014, reports Deadline.com.
Neither Netflix or Sony have announced any casting choices for the new series.