Heartbreak High: Netflix Unveils The Cast Of Its Upcoming Reboot

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Heartbreak High is getting a 21st century makeover.

Netflix is rebooting the beloved Australian young adult series, with an expected 2022 global debut.

The streamer also released the first images of the new cast on Monday.

Rehashed: Heartbreak High is getting a 21st century makeover with the Netflix reboot expected to drop in 2022

Rehashed: Heartbreak High is getting a 21st century makeover with the Netflix reboot expected to drop in 2022

The show stars Ayesha Madon, Will McDonald, James Majoos, Chika Ikogwe, Rachel House and Brodie Townsend.

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Set in the fictional Hartley High, the eight-episode series is a woke update of the '90s high school drama that made Callan Mulvey and Ada Nicodemou household names.

According to Que Minh Luu, Netflix's Director of Content in Australia and New Zealand, 'Making Heartbreak High for today's generation of Australians has been a long-standing dream.'

New class: The streamer also released the first images of the new cast on Monday

New class: The streamer also released the first images of the new cast on Monday

Modernised: Set in the fictional Hartley High, the eight-episode series is a woke update of the '90s high school drama that made Callan Mulvey and Ada Nicodemou household names

Modernised: Set in the fictional Hartley High, the eight-episode series is a woke update of the '90s high school drama that made Callan Mulvey and Ada Nicodemou household names

'We couldn't be more stoked to be starting production on a show that means so much to so many of us, with a cohort of such incredible breakthrough talent stepping up both on screen and off.

'Teenage (and adult) me would be equally thrilled to be friends with or socially rejected by this outrageously talented cast.' 

Itself a spin-off of the 1993 film The Heartbreak Kid, the original series was praised for its multicultural cast, as well as its willingness to tackle gritty issues, from drugs to romance to religion to shoplifting and homelessness. 

Issues: The original series was praised for its multicultural cast, as well as its willingness to tackle gritty issues

Issues: The original series was praised for its multicultural cast, as well as its willingness to tackle gritty issues

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