Teen dramas have gained huge popularity among teenagers across the globe. They are getting attracted to the life situations portrayed in the dramas. One such popular high school drama is “Degrassi,” a Canadian teen drama, and the series has managed to earn quite good popularity among its viewers. Created by Kit Hood and Linda Schuyler, the show began as a short movie series in 1979, which ran till 1986.
After the original series went off the air, a rebooted series marked its entry after years in 2001 which ran till 2015 by getting seasons after season. Soon after it ended in 2015 Netflix, adopted the hit series and premiered four seasons of 10 episodes. However, owing to its popularity, it got several sequels and spin-offs.
The video streaming service HBO Max has revealed that the streaming hub is coming with a brand new incarnation of the popular Canadian teen drama “Degrassi” in 2023.
Duration and Episode Count: “Degrassi”
The remake will change the series’ initial half-hour format while seeking a new host on HBO Max. The recreated series is expected to contain ten episodes each of one-hour duration.
After writing and creating the show for generations, Degrassi long-time showrunners are drifting away from the saga means they won’t be recreating the upcoming 2023 release. According to a report by ‘Shadow and Act’, the drama will be recreated by showrunners Julia Cohen and Lara Azzopardi. They are known for their shows Riverdale and The Bold Type, respectively.
The show’s creators are speculated to start shooting for the movie by the summer of 2022, as revealed by the production firm WildBrain. The shooting is expected to take place in Toronto on a brand new set.
Set Arrangement: “Degrassi”
In 2019, numerous major sets and prop pieces from past editions of the Canadian teen drama were put up for auction, making its viewers doubtful that the show will ever get a resurrection. But now, when the streaming giant has announced the return of Degrassi in 2023, viewers are quite assured that there will be a major change in the setup for the show, including the Degrassi Community School and other famous hanging locations.
On the other hand, the news has thrilled the audiences to the core, and they are eagerly waiting to see the new series with all new setup and branding.
As already known, a strong cast is a must for a series to be called a hit. However, no cast list has been revealed for the upcoming 2023 Candian teen series release. Still, many former cast members took to Twitter to express their support and excitement for the incarnated series.
Ratings and Reviews: “Degrassi”
The show has streamed in different parts and on several streaming platforms. Each part of the show has managed to amaze its viewers because of its fabulous narrative and storyline. The show never failed to earn quite decent ratings from the audiences and critics as well. Overall, the show has earned 8 stars out of 10 on the website of IMDb.