The Chosen One parents guide: Is it safe for kids to watch?

El Elegido Temporada 1. Bobby Luhnow in El Elegido Temporada 1. Cr. Carla Danieli/Netflix © 2023
El Elegido Temporada 1. Bobby Luhnow in El Elegido Temporada 1. Cr. Carla Danieli/Netflix © 2023 /
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The Netflix series The Chosen One is finally out; some will like the story, while others won’t. That’s just the nature of releasing art! Given that the show’s lead character is only 12, parents might assume the series is okay to watch with kids. But is that true, or is there more mature content in The Chosen One? Keep reading to learn more about the age rating and parents guide.

Bobby Luhnow plays the main character, Jodie. Those joining him onscreen are Dianna Agron as Jodie’s mother Sara, Carlos Bardem as Padre Cruz, Lilith Amelie Siordia Mejia as Magda, and more.

The fantasy series tells the story of Jodie, a young pre-teen who ends up having the weight of the world on his shoulders. Literally. After a “freak accident,” he discovers that he now has “Jesus-like powers,” per the synopsis. Now, Jodie can turn water into wine, and maybe even raise the dead. He has a destiny to fulfill. Will he be able to do it?

It’s an interesting premise, but you’ll want to know the age rating before letting your children watch it. What is the show rated? We’ve got the answer for you below!

The Chosen One parents guide: Is it safe for kids to watch?

The Chosen One has been given a TV-MA age rating. That means the series is intended for mature audiences and unsuitable for children under the age of 17. Netflix gave this series a TV-MA for content like suicide and strong language.

Mature content could contain graphic violence, sexual content, strong language, and other adult themes. In the case of The Chosen One, it’s been given a mature rating due to language and the fact that suicide is either discussed or portrayed, per the episode information section on the streaming service.

We recommend keeping this fantasy series away from your kids and young teens, at least until you check it out yourself first.

The Chosen One is now streaming on Netflix.

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