Warrior Nun: Created by Simon Barry. With Alba Baptista, Toya Turner, Kristina Tonteri-Young, Lorena Andrea. After waking up in a morgue, an orphaned teen discovers she now possesses superpowers as the chosen Halo Bearer for a secret sect of demon-hunting nuns.
After waking up in a morgue, an orphaned teen discovers she now possesses superpowers as the chosen Halo Bearer for a secret sect of demon-hunting nuns.
Warrior Nun is an American fantasy drama web television series created by Simon Barry based on the comic book character Warrior Nun Areala by Ben Dunn.
Originally developed as a feature film adaptation, the idea was re-imagined as a television series for Netflix when the service had given the production a series order for a first season. Filming takes place in multiples locations in Spain.
The series is narrated and led by Portuguese actress Alba Baptista in the role of Ava Silva, a tetraplegic orphan who discovers she now has powers which force her to join an ancient order of warriors nuns. The series marks Baptista's English-language debut. The cast also features Toya Turner, Thekla Reuten, Lorena Andrea, Kristina Tonteri-Young and Tristan Ulloa.
The series debuted on July 2, 2020 on Netflix.
Warrior Nun revolves around the story of "a 19-year-old woman who wakes up in a morgue with a new lease on life and a divine artifact embedded in her back. She discovers she is now part of an ancient order that has been tasked with fighting demons on Earth, and powerful forces representing both heaven and hell want to find and control her.