Heartbreak High in reboot development
Exclusive: Gritty 1990s teen drama, which became a hit around the world, could be making a comeback.
EXCLUSIVE: 1990s teen drama Heartbreak High is in development for a reboot.
TV Tonight can reveal Fremantle is working with the format owners to ready the series for a comeback.
The spin-off of 1990s feature and stage play The Heartbreak Kid was based at the fictional Hartley High and ran for 7 seasons, originally on 10 from 1994 and 1996 then on the ABC between 1997 and 1999.
Originally produced by Gannon Television the groundbreaking drama was filmed in Maroubra, tackling adolescence, romance, racism, drugs, homelessness, delinquency, religion, education, family and more.
The cast featured Alex Dimitriades, Callan Mulvey, Lara Cox, Doris Younane, Salvatore Coco, Abi Tucker, Ada Nicodemou, Jeremy Lindsay Taylor, Tony Martin, Kym Wilson, Ivar Kants, Jan Adele, Peta Toppano and more.
It also became an international hit, broadcast in over twenty countries throughout Asia, Europe, North and South America.