A new Degrassi show is coming to HBO Max

A new Degrassi show is coming to HBO Max


Hot on the heels of Euphoria’s season 2 premiere, HBO and partner WildBrain have just greenlit a new Degrassi series from co-showrunners Lara Azzopardi (The Bold Type) and Julia Cohen (Riverdale) that the network is billing as “a reprise of the original teen drama.”

Like the original Degrassi, which explored the tumultuous lives of Canadian youths, the new show will focus on a group of high schoolers from Toronto who are all on different journeys of self-discovery. Unlike its predecessors (there have been five Degrassi series to date), which all featured half-hour episodes, the newest series will see Degrassi become an hour-long drama, indicating that its approach to storytelling is going to be a bit different this time around.

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