If you are a sci-fi lover and are looking for something different in the genre, Netflix Originals has something special set aside for you. ‘3%’ is a Brazilian dystopian thriller web series which has attained a huge following and has also gained the favor of the critics and viewers. ‘3%’ is all about moving to the better side of the world and moving does not just mean crossing over simply. You have to fight for your position through a series of physical and psychological tests and only 3% of these candidates will be permitted into the better side of the world.
‘3%’ airs on Netflix and first premiered on November 25, 2016. It is the first Netflix Original in Portuguese. Created by Pedro Aguilera, this drama-thriller has been directed by César Charlone, Daina Giannecchini, Dani Libardi, and Jotagá Crema.
Science fiction has always drawn our attention and over time they have envisioned how the future is going to be or has shown us new realms of travel, be it ‘2001: A Space Odyssey‘ or ‘Interstellar‘. Netflix has its share of shows like ‘The OA‘ and ‘Lost in Space‘. ‘Black Mirror‘ is another Netflix show that has attained massive popularity. ‘3%’ is right up there with some of the best science fiction shows, and has naturally managed to attract quite a large fan base. Critics too have praised the series, saying, “Despite comparisons to other teen-centric dystopian thrillers, 3% separates itself from the pack by focusing on characters with complicated backstories and personalities.”
3% Cast: Who is in it?
Joao Miguel plays Ezequiel, the leading head of the Processs. Ezequiel is known to be very mysterious, short-tempered and hot-headed.
Bianca Comparato plays Michele Santana, a young woman who has a good sense of justice and is sly and smart. She does not have a family and was raised by her brother.
Fernando Carvalho, played by Michel Gomes, is raised by his father and is thought to be given a chance to be in the Process but he does not have the confidence to clear the process. However, since he is wheelchair-bound, some contestants do not think he stands a good chance of passing it.