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Netflix Orders a New Original Series, A Psychological Thriller From the Creators of 'Damages'

Photo of Alison Willmore By Alison Willmore | Indiewire October 14, 2013 at 3:19PM

Netflix officially has a new series in the works. The streaming site today announced that it has ordered a 13-episode first season for a psychological thrilled from Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler, the creators of "Damages."
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Netflix officially has another new series in the works. The streaming site today announced that it has ordered a 13-episode first season for a psychological thrilled from Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler, the creators of "Damages."

The hourlong drama, which is currently untitled. will focus on a family of adult siblings whose secrets and scars are revealed when their black sheep brother returns home. The series comes from Sony Pictures Television, and will be premiered to watch instantly in all Netflix territories.

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"We were spellbound after hearing Todd, Glenn and Daniel’s pitch, and knew Netflix was the perfect home for this suspenseful family drama that is going to have viewers on the edge of their seats," said Netflix VP Cindy Holland. "Their work on ‘Damages’ was truly ahead of its time and we’re proud to be bringing our viewers this upcoming series."

"We are absolutely thrilled to be creating an original series for Netflix -- a company committed to cutting-edge storytelling in a vibrant, new space. We've always wanted to put our spin on a family saga and examine universal themes of family in a way that has never been seen before on television. The series is a tightly wound thriller that explores the complex bonds between parents and children, brothers and sisters, and the rivalries, jealousies, and betrayals at the core of every family," added Kessler, Zelman and Kessler (aka "KZK").

The series is set to begin production in early 2014. Kessler, Zelman and Kessler will serve as executive producers.

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