BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 5 (UPI) -- Netflix says it has ordered eight, hourlong episodes of The OA, a new drama series starring Brit Marling.
Zal Batmanglij will direct, and Marling and Batmanglij will co-write the show, which will premiere exclusively across all Netflix territories in 2016. No details about the plot or setting were revealed.
"We are thrilled to be the home of the first television series Brit and Zal create together," Cindy Holland, vice president of original content at Netflix, said in a statement Thursday. "Whether in front of or behind the camera, or both, their creative voice is always uniquely captivating."
"We are thrilled to collaborate with Netflix and Plan B to help bring to fruition Brit and Zal's extraordinary vision," added Michael Sugar, executive producer and a partner in the Anonymous Content production company.
Marling's film credits include The East and Sound of My Voice, which she also produced and co-wrote with Batmanglij.