The popular 90s Australian teen drama series Heartbreak High, which ran from 1994-1999, is back with a reboot and recently premiered on Netflix globally on September 14.

Heartbreak High follows the lives of a group of Australian teenagers and the discovery of a secret map at school that charts all the hook-ups in the school. Amerie, who created the map along with ex-best friend Harper, must repair her reputation, while navigating love, sex, and heartbreak.

The series stars Ayesha Madon, James Majoos, Chloe Hayden, Asher Yasbincek, Thomas Weatherall, Will McDonald, Josh Heuston, Gemma Chua-Tran, Bryn Chapman Parish, Brodie Townsend, Sherry-Lee Watson, Chika Ikogwe and Rachel House. We were joined on the Popternative show by Brodie Townsend who plays Ant in the new series, and he describes his character as “the chillest dude.”

(L-R) Bryn Chapman Parish, Brodie Townsend and Josh Heuston behind the scenes of Heartbreak High. Photo by: Netflix

He also talks about the series being a reboot and although there are brand new characters and storylines, the series still has a similar goal: “The cool thing that we’ve stuck to is that it was a real shocking show for the 90s, so we’re trying to make it a shocking show for now,” Brodie explains.

Watch the full interview with Brodie below!

Heartbreak High is now streaming on Netflix.

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