Netflix to reboot the iconic Australian series ‘Heartbreak High’

There’s good and big news for the fans of the iconic Australian young adult series Heartbreak High. Netflix has announced a reboot of the show!

According to Deadline, Netflix has just officially announced a reboot of Heartbreak High. The TV show was Australia‘s iconic series during the period of 1990s. The teen drama attracted a lot of viewers at that time.

The latest announcement comes as a result of the deal between Netflix and Fremantle Australia.

The streamer’s director of originals in Australia, Que Minh Luu, shared thoughts on the show’s return in a different manner.

“The new Heartbreak High is for young people in Australia today to feel seen — showcasing their stories, senses of humor and aesthetics to the world, and reminding everyone that they are much, much cooler than us. It’s also for the 90s kids, fans of the original series who remember what it’s like to feel understood by a TV show.”

The reboot is expected to arrive in 2022.

“Heartbreak High” original series details

People in the modern-day may not know much about this show. Especially those out of Australia and the decision of bringing a reboot is an excellent idea in this aspect. Binge watchers will surely like it once it’s out in the coming years.

Meanwhile, they can also witness the old moments of the original drama. It’s streaming right now on Netflix itself. So before you proceed with its new iteration, you can get an experience of the 1990s initial version. There are a total of 210 episodes!

Speaking of the plot, then the original show followed the story of a group of students at an inner-city high school in Sydney. They dealt with different problems and obstacles in their lives, like love, broken hearts, racism, homelessness, and drug addiction.

Heartbreak High was also vital in launching the careers of actors like Simon Baker. He’s now known for The Mentalist. It also introduced Callan Mulvey, who was seen in Captain America: Winter Soldier.

The series had seven seasons on Network Ten, starting from 1994.

Upcoming Netflix shows in the future

Apart from this new reboot of Heartbreak High, the streamer is also prepared to develop many other releases. The next installment of Stranger Things is about to arrive in 2021. The fourth season of the hit horror series set in the 80s will entertain the viewers again with its gripping storyline. Several teaser trailers in the last months have ensured that.

Currently, Netflix seems to be enjoying a lot due to its breakout success hit The Queen’s Gambit. The limited series also became a number streamed title recently, defeating Disney Plus platform’s The Mandalorian!

 

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