The upcoming fantasy television series ‘The Chosen One is adapted from Peter Gross and Mark Millar’s book series ‘American Jesus.
The plot revolves around a boy named Jodie who finds out that he possesses the abilities like that of Jesus Christ like turning water into wine, making crippled walk, and maybe raising the dead too.
But while the Yaquí and Evangelical leaders try to make him use his powers to save humankind, Jodie only wants to impress his crush and stand up to bullies.
As he struggles to come to terms with his destiny, he begins to realize the truth about his identity. Bobby Luhnow is set to star as Jodie in the series. It is scheduled to premiere on Netflix on August 16, 2023.
Following is a list of other coming-of-age fantasy television series that you might be interested in if you like The Chosen One.
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer – Number of Seasons: 7
Joss Whedon created this American coming-of-age supernatural drama tv series that is adapted from Whedon’s same-named 1992 movie.
The plot revolves around Buffy Summers trying to struggle with her normal high school life and her responsibilities of hunting demons and vampires which is her destiny.
American actress Sarah Michelle Gellar portrayed Buffy Summers in the series. It ran from March 10, 1997, to May 20, 2003.
Wednesday – Number of Seasons: 1
Miles Millar and Alfred Gough created this coming-of-age comedy horror American tv series that is based on the character Wednesday Addams by Charles Addams.
The plot begins with Wednesday Addams from the legendary Addams family, getting expelled from her school following her cruel revenge over the boys who bullied Pugsley, her brother.
Her parents Morticia and Gomez Addams enroll her in Nevermore Academy, their alma mater which is a school for monstrous outcasts. There Wednesday finds herself in various adventures and mysteries.
Jenna Ortega portrayed Wednesday Addams in the series. Ortega was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for this role.
The series also received a nomination for Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series. It premiered on November 23, 2022, on Netflix.
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina – Number of Seasons: 4
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa developed this American supernatural horror teen drama tv series that is adapted from the same named Archie comic book series.
The plot is centered upon Sabrina Spellman who is half-witch and half-mortal and must fight the evil forces threatening the human world of daylight including her family and herself in the fictional town of Greendale.
Cursed – Number of Seasons: 1
Tom Wheeler and Frank Miller created this fantasy drama tv series that is adapted from Wheeler and Miller’s same-named illustrated novel.
The plot is a reimagination of the Arthurian legend that is narrated from the perspective of the young heroine Nimue who possesses a mysterious gift and is destined to become the powerful but tragic Lady of the Lake.
The plot finds Nimue partnering with the young mercenary Arthur whose quest is to find Merlin.
I Am Not Okay With This – Number of Seasons: 1
This coming-of-age black comedy tv series is adapted from Charles Forsman’s same-named graphic novel.
The plot revolves around a teenager finding herself possessing new superpowers and struggling to deal with her s*xuality as well as high school life and family.
Once Upon a Time – Number of Seasons: 7
Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis created this fantasy adventure drama romance series the plot of which is separated between two primary settings: a fantastical world of fairy tales and Storybrooke, a fictional seaside town in Maine.
The story finds Emma Swan, the long-lost daughter of a king, trying to protect her town from an evil queen’s curse.
Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla, Josh Dallas, Jared S. Gilmore, Raphael Sbarge, and Jamie Dornan are cast members of the series. It ran from October 23, 2011, to May 18, 2018.
His Dark Materials – Number of Seasons: 3
This fantasy drama tv series is adapted from Philip Pullman’s same-named novel trilogy the plot of which revolves around orphan Lyra looking for a missing friend while discovering a kidnapping plot that concerns an invisible cosmic substance known as Dust.
Spanish-born British actress Dafne Keen portrayed Lyra in the series. It ran from November 3, 2019, to December 18, 2022.
Warrior Nun – Number of Seasons: 2
Simon Barry created this American fantasy tv series that is based on Ben Dunn’s book character- Warrior Nun Areala.
The plot revolves around a nineteen years old woman waking up in a morgue and finding out that she is part of an ancient order known as Order of the Cruciform and is tasked with fighting demons and powerful forces from Earth, Heaven, and hell.
Vampire Academy – Number of Seasons: 1
This fantasy horror tv series is adapted from Richelle Mead’s same-named novel series. The plot follows the life and adventures of a guardian-in-training Dhampir Rose Hathaway and a Moroi princess Lissa Dragomir.
Sisi Stringer and Daniela Nieves portrayed Hathaway and Dragomir respectively in the series. It ran from 15th September to 27th October 2022.
Shadowhunters – Number of Seasons: 3
This supernatural drama tv series is adapted from Cassandra Clare’s book series ‘The Mortal Instruments’.
The plot revolves around Clary Fray finding out her true identity as a shadow hunter a human-angel hybrid hunting down demons while struggling with forbidden love.