Onesumore: ‘The One’ Netflix Limited Series: What We Know So Far

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Netflix is ​​almost ready to release The one, a limited “ soulmate science fiction ” series created and written by Howard Overman, creator of the famous British series Misfits. All eight episodes of the limited series were directed by Jeremy Lovering (Sherlock, teachers), Catherine Morshead (Downton Abbey, four weddings and a funeral) and (Top Boy, Endeavor).

The one is produced by Overman’s production company Urban Myth Films in association with Studio Canal. The company’s Johnny Capps and Julian Murphy are also attached as executive producers. Urban Myth has produced series such as War of the Worlds, Atlantis, Confession and Crazyhead.

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Howard Overman, creator of Misfits and The one

What is the plot of The one?

The one is described as a soul mate sci-fi series, perhaps not unlike the episode “Hook the DJ” Black mirror. The limited series is based on the John Marrs novel of the same name which was released in 2017. Netflix bought the rights to an adaptation the following year and production began a year after that.

The official logline for The one is the next:

The one takes place five minutes into the future, in a world where a DNA test can find your perfect match – the one person you’re genetically predisposed to fall passionately in love with. No matter how good your relationship is, which of us can honestly say that we haven’t given some thought to whether there is someone better out there? What if a hair sample was enough to find them? The idea is simple, but the implications are explosive.

When The one be on Netflix?

The one officially coming to Netflix on March 12, 2021 with a surprise trailer released under the radar on the series page on Netflix.

Who is thrown The one on Netflix?

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Hannah Ware will lead The one on Netflix

Netflix The one will be led by Hitman: Agent 47 and The first one actress Hannah Ware. Ware plays Rebecca, the ambitious and impulsive founding CEO of MatchDNA, a tech company that has designed a DNA test that allows people to identify their perfect match. Dimitri Leonidas (Riviera) who plays Rebecca’s best friend and MatchDNA co-founder Amir El-Masry (Industry) will play a friend of Rebecca, who harbors deeper feelings for the CEO of tech.

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Dimitri Leonidas and Amir El-Masry

Other supporting cast members include Wilf Scolding (Game of thrones), Zoe Tapper (Liar), Stephen Campbell Moore (War of the Worlds), Diarmaid Murtagh (Vikings), Lois stomach (Holby city), Eric Kofi-Abrefa (The prostitutes), Pallavi Sharda (Retrograde), Albano Jeronimo (Vikings) and Gregg Chillin (A discovery of witches).

How many episodes The one have and what is the production status of the series?

The one is a limited series that will include 8 episodes. All of them have already been filmed, and the series is currently in late post-production for release on March 12, 2021. However, it has already been reported that The one reportedly 10 episodes, but plans must have changed during development. Filming of The one took place in 2019 and 2020 in Bristol, Cardiff and Newport.

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