Netflix’s reboot of 90’s Heartbreak high is renewed for season 2. The Australian series is a reboot of the original 90’s series. The original Heartbreak high ran for 200 episodes from 1994 to 1999, the show was broadcasted in 70 countries. However, the new series is a modernized version of the 90s show, the show received praise for being queer-inclusive and diverse characters. The cast also told FBI Radio that “Truly I think everyone is going to find something of themselves in the show, which is what made it really beautiful to be a part of for me.”
Heartbreak high has become a huge hit on the streaming platform and on the social media platform, TikTok.
According to Netflix the viewing time of the show is more than 33m and the show is also trending in the top 10 since its release on Netflix. Also, #Heartbreakhigh has 178m views on TikTok making it popular among teens. Heartbreak high is similar to other Netflix titles like Elite, Heartstopoper, and Sex education.
Heartbreak High Season 2 Release Date
The first season of the show was announced in December 2020. The series released on 14th September 2022. Netflix Australia released the news about the renewal of the show on 19th October 2022. Netflix announced in an official statement: “Heartbreak High Season 2 will see the talented cast and creators reassemble in Sydney (Gadigal, Dharug, Dharawal and Ku-ring-gai lands), Australia for pre-production and filming.”
The streaming platform also shared a tweet hinting that the series is returning for season 2.
There is no news about the release date of the series yet. The first season of the series took one year and a half to film. The series will release on the platform in 2023 or 2024.
Ayesha Madon will return as Amerie and Asher Yasbincek will also return to play Harper. The other cast members include:
- James Majoos
- Chloe Hayden
- Thomas Weatherall
- Will McDonald
- Josh Heuston
- Gemma Chua-tran
The series started with Amerie finding a secret map of her hook-ups and students are forced into a Sexual Literacy program. Also, Amerie and Harper got back together with each other after Harper told Amerie about her trauma with Chook. The duo will plan a revenge plot for Chook. According to ELLE;
“In season two, we’ll likely see the BFFs take more revenge on Chook, who clearly needs to be put in his place.”
Amerie and Malakai’s relationship seems to be over, but there is still something between the couple. Also, we will also see what will happen between Darren and Cash, as their romance halted because of Cash’s arrest.
Aliza Fatima is a writer/author at The Panther Tech.