Photo by: Kevin Estrada/Netflix
We were joined on the Popternative show by the stars of Netflix’s new coming-of-age series Freeridge, which is a spinoff of the popular series On My Block (2018-2021). The comedy series follows sibling rivals Gloria (played by Keyla Monterroso Mejia) and Ines (Bryana Salaz) and their friends Demi (Ciara Riley Wilson) and Cameron (Tenzing Norgay Trainor) who have unleashed a curse bringing dark misfortune into their lives. It will premiere on the streaming platform on Thursday, February 2nd with all 8 episodes.

(L-R) Keyla Monterroso Mejia as Gloria, Bryana Salaz as Ines, Tenzing Norgay Trainor as Cameron, and Ciara Riley Wilson as Demi in episode 101 of Freeridge. Photo by: Kevin Estrada/Netflix

Freeridge also stars Peggy Blow, who played Abuelita in On My Block, as a new series regular role with Paula Garcés, Eric Gutierrez, Eme Ikwuakorm, and Raushanah Simmons reprising their roles from On My Block.

In our interview, Keyla, Bryana, Tenzing, and Ciara discuss being part of the On My Block universe and how Freeridge combines drama and comedy in a compelling way. They also discuss the important theme of family which is prevalent throughout the series.

Watch the interview below.

Freeridge will premiere on February 2nd on Netflix.

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