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The Bastard Son & The Devil Himself shares new look and release date

Netflix's Half Bad adaptation will be on our screens in time for Halloween.

The Bastard Son & The Devil Himself on Netflix
Published: Wednesday, 21st September 2022 at 2:00 pm
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Netflix has unveiled a new image (below) and release date for The Bastard Son & The Devil Himself, its upcoming adaptation of Sally Green's Half Bad trilogy.


The bloody image shows Titans' Jay Lycurgo as Nathan Byrne, the illegitimate son of the world's most dangerous witch, and Nadia Parkes as mischievous friend Annalise.

The series will land on Netflix on 28th October, just in time for Halloween.

The YA drama is set in the modern day, with witches living among us – and Nathan's father is the worst of the lot. As a result, he is constantly monitored in case he turns 'bad' too.

"Expect magic, sarcasm, banter, potions in zip-lock bags, hunters, romance, loyalty and unbreakable friendship," Netflix has teased of the series.

Half Bad Season 1
New look at The Bastard Son & The Devil Himself Netflix

The cast is rounded out by Emilien Vekemans as Gabriel, Paul Ready as Soul, David Gyasi as Marcus Edge, Karen Connell as Ceelia, Kerry Fox as Esmie, Fehinti Balogun as Bjorn, Misha Butler as Niall, Liz White as Penelope and musician Róisín Murphy as Mercury.

The series will also feature an entirely original score by British band Let's Eat Grandma.

The Bastard Son & The Devil Himself airs on 28th October on Netflix. You can also read our guides to the best Netflix series and best Netflix movies to keep you entertained, check out our Drama hub for more news, interviews and features, or visit our TV guide for more to watch.


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