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New Superhero Series Soars to Netflix Top 10 with Perfect Rotten Tomatoes Rating

Netflix’s latest superhero drama, “Supacell,” has quickly gained popularity on the streaming platform, securing a spot in the top 10 shortly after its release. Created by British rapper and filmmaker Rapman, the series follows a group of ordinary Black Londoners who discover they have developed superpowers.

Currently holding the No. 2 spot on Netflix as of July 1, “Supacell” has been receiving positive feedback from both viewers and critics alike. The show’s unique premise and engaging storytelling have propelled it to success in a short amount of time.

The storyline of “Supacell” revolves around a group of individuals in South London who find themselves endowed with extraordinary abilities. As they grapple with the newfound powers and their impact on their lives and surroundings, they must unite under the guidance of a man determined to protect his loved one from a clandestine organization.

The main cast includes Tosin Cole as Michael, Nadine Mills as Sabrina, Josh Tedeku as Tazer, Eric Kofi Abrefa as Andre, and Calvin Demba as Rodney, with Adelayo Adedayo portraying Michael’s girlfriend Dionne, a pivotal character in the narrative. Rapman, the creator of the series, also serves as the showrunner, writer, and lead director, bringing his expertise from projects like “Blue Story” and “Shiro’s Story” to “Supacell.”

In an interview with Cosmopolitan, Rapman expressed his intention for the show to be entertaining even without the superhero elements, focusing on the characters and their stories. The series has garnered a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, indicating strong potential for a second season renewal based on audience reception.

Critics have praised “Supacell” for its compelling narrative and exploration of power dynamics within Black communities. Empire Magazine’s Alex Godfrey described the show as “propulsive, compulsive viewing,” while the Financial Times highlighted its unique approach to addressing societal issues through the superhero genre.

Audiences have lauded the series for its character development and impressive CGI, with many eagerly anticipating a potential second season. With all episodes available for streaming on Netflix, “Supacell” offers a binge-worthy experience for viewers seeking a fresh take on the superhero genre.