Even after a full eight-episode season, The OA felt like it was just getting started. The finale raised as many questions as it answered, and left plenty of meat on the bone for future episodes to pick apart. So it’s with relief that we can report Prairie’s saga will continue on in the not-too-distant future. As of today, Netflix has officially renewed Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij‘s trippy supernatural drama for a second season.
Posted on Thursday, January 5th, 2017 by Peter Sciretta
Netflix’s new series The OA is one of the most interesting television shows of 2016. And while I’ll agree that the series is not for everyone, it’s hard to deny that the show is pushing the boundaries of television storytelling. In fact, I believe The OA is an example of how television storytelling will evolve in the world of cord-cutting and premium streaming services.
Posted on Thursday, December 29th, 2016 by Angie Han
It’s been almost two weeks since Netflix dropped The OA, Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij‘s sci-fi thriller oddity. Which means a bunch of you have probably finished it by now. And if you’ve come to the end, you likely have some questions, starting with “Wait, what?” In a series of recent interviews, Marling and Batmanglij have offered their thoughts and their defenses of that shocking season finale — and to reassure you that it’s okay to laugh at it a bit.
(Obviously, major spoilers follow for the ending of The OA.) Read More »
Posted on Monday, December 12th, 2016 by Peter Sciretta
Netflix has announced a new television series from Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij called The OA. I was a huge fan of their films Sound of My Voice and The East. In fact, Sound of my Voice was supposed to be the start of a digital series but instead became a film. I’m excited to see what they can do with a longer storytelling format.
Along with the announcement of this new series, which airs on Netflix this Friday, they have released a trailer. Watch The OA trailer now after the jump and find out more about this new show.
Posted on Thursday, March 5th, 2015 by Angie Han
Brit Marling emerged as the darling of Sundance 2011 thanks in a large part to Sound of My Voice, a chiller directed by Zal Batmanglij. The pair continued their professional relationship with 2013’s eco-terrorism thriller The East, and now they’re preparing to reunite yet again.
Only this time, it won’t be for an indie film, but for a new Netflix drama titled The OA. More on the Brit Marling Netflix project after the jump. Read More »