Netflix has introduced a brand new spinoff to On My Block which got here to an finish on October 4th, 2021. We’ve acquired all the small print launched by Netflix on the brand new collection plus some extra insights into the characters that can function in Freeridge.
On My Block has been one of many shining examples of Netflix’s comedy lineup in recent times. The present first debuted on Netflix again in March 2018 and is now headed into its fourth and last season on Netflix.
However forward of the ultimate season, Netflix has introduced that whereas the flagship collection is coming to an finish, we shall be returning to the fictional LA city of Freeridge once more with the brand new spin-off.
Right here’s slightly logline that offers a tease as to what we are able to count on from the spinoff:
“The tales of Freeridge proceed on this ON MY BLOCK spinoff following a brand new crew of buddies who could or could not have unleashed a lethal curse kicking off an unforgettable journey.”
Who’s concerned in Freeridge?
Your complete workforce is coming again to provide the brand new On My Block spin-off.
Serving as govt producers and co-creators are Lauren Lungerich (who signed a coveted general take care of Netflix final yr) and Jamie Dooner. Each of whom are at present laborious at work on their subsequent Netlfix challenge Boo, Bitch headlined by Lana Condor. Dooner labored on the pilot episode of the present.
The core showrunning workforce (who even have co-creator and govt producer credit) are Jamie Uyeshiro, Eddie Gonzalez, and Jeremy Haft.
The three put out a press release alongside the announcement from Netflix saying:
“A few of the biggest feedback we’ve heard about ON MY BLOCK have been from followers telling us that they felt seen and represented. As we embark on FREERIDGE, a extra feminine pushed present, we’ll proceed to spend money on genuine characters that characterize our passionate viewers… Oh, and there could also be gnomies.”
Eddie on Twitter thanked the followers of On My Block for getting them a spin-off saying:
“This doesn’t occur with out the assist of our superb On My Block followers. We love you!!! And thanks Netflix for persevering with to offer us a platform to inform our tales!!!”
What characters will function in Freeridge on Netflix?
As a part of Netflix’s announcement, they introduced that 4 new solid members will headline the brand new spin-off.
Though their names could have modified, listed here are the 4 foremost characters we’re anticipating to see featured in Freeridge.
- Cameron would be the lead of the brand new collection who’s a BIPOC who hasn’t dated any women as a result of he’s afraid of them. He does, nonetheless, date many boys. He’s been raised by his co-dependent divorced dad and mom who nonetheless discuss.
- Demi is described as an Asian common character who’s described as a second-generation Asian-American who’s an optimist and a social employee. Demi is a hard-core romantic however can’t discover anybody to match her ranges of power.
- Gloria is a Latino/Hispanic character who’s described because the “secret glue of the crew” and a extremely pushed particular person.
- Ines can also be a member of the Latino / Hispanic neighborhood and is Gloria’s little sister however tremendous sensible provided that she acquired to skip a grade at college.
On October eighth, Netflix introduced the 4 foremost solid members (unclear how they match as much as these above – we’ll replace as soon as we all know!)
- Bryana Salaz (as seen in Netflix’s Malibu Rescue and Workforce Kaylie)
- Keyla Monterroso Mejia (as seen in Launchpad and The 90 Day Plan)
- Ciara Riley Wilson (as seen in L.A.’s Best and Kim Potential)
- Shiv Pai (as seen in Uncut Gems & Iron Fist)
It’s unclear whether or not any of the unique solid will seem in any form of cameos.
When will Freeridge be in manufacturing?
That is the place issues get sophisticated, after we first acquired phrase of the present it was dubbed as a “planted spin-off” that means that filming probably befell on a pilot episode with the view to presumably air it inside season 4 of On My Block. That didn’t come to cross, nonetheless, however we did get the image from a set (as seen on the high of this text).
All American: Homecoming acquired a planted spin-off in season 3 of the collection which has now been greenlit right into a full-fledged collection.
Filming for Netflix’s Freeridge we are able to now reveal is because of happen between Could ninth by way of July fifth, 2022.
It’ll naturally be filming in Los Angeles, California.
You may queue up the collection to your Netflix checklist proper now so that you get notified of when the collection releases using this link.