Netflix have announced that “The Faction”, a new Brazilian thriller series, will be heading to the streaming service in 2019. The 8-episode first season was created by Pedro Morelli, who will also direct.
Set in the 90s the thriller will follow the story of Cristina, an honest and dedicated lawyer that finds that her missing brother has been jailed for years and is a leader of an ascendant criminal faction. Coerced by the police, she is forced to become an informant and work against her brother. But as Cristina infiltrates the faction, she begins to question her own values about law and justice and comes into contact with a dark side of herself she did not imagine she had.