On My Block Spinoff Freeridge Gets First Look & Premiere Date at NetflixPaul Dailly at .
On My Block may be over, but its legacy will love on through a new group of teenagers.
Netflix on Friday announced Freeridge, its highly anticipated, coming-of-age dramedy will premiere February 2, 2023.
The series follows sibling rivals Gloria and Ines and their friends Demi and Cameron who have unleashed a curse bringing dark misfortune into their lives.
There’s a new core four in town in this On My Block spinoff series and an unforgettable adventure to be had.
Keyla Monterroso Mejia (Gloria), Bryana Salaz (Ines), Tenzing Norgay Trainor (Cam), Ciara Riley Wilson (Demi) star.
Peggy Blow, who was delightful on On My Block has a new series regular role.
On My Block Stars Paula Garcés, Eric Gutierrez, Eme Ikwuakor, and Raushanah Simmons areall reprising their roles from On My Block in the new show.
Lauren Iungerich (Showrunner/Co-Creator/Executive Producer) tells Netflix's Tudum, "The new core four of Freeridge don’t step into the shoes of our original [On My Block] crew."
"They step into their own shoes, right alongside the legacy of the kids who came before them."
"Through the lens of this new group of friends, we’ll see Freeridge as we know it and also explore a Freeridge we haven’t seen before."
On My Block was a huge success for Netflix throughout its four-season run.
Jamie Uyeshiro (On My Block) and On My Block co-creators Eddie Gonzalez and Jeremy Haft executive-produce alongside On My Block co-creator Lauren Iungerich and Jamie Dooner.
“Some of the greatest comments we’ve heard about On My Block were from fans telling us that they felt seen and represented," said Uyeshiro, Gonzalez and Haft in a joint statement when the show got a formal pickup.
"As we embark on Freeridge, a more female-driven show, we will continue to invest in authentic characters that represent our passionate audience… Oh, and there may be gnomies."
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