Netflix has released the first Freeridge clip from the upcoming On My Block spin-off, which will be available for streaming this Thursday, February 2.
The video features leading characters Gloria, Ines, Cam, and Demi as they talk about the newest kid in their school. The clip also provides us with a glimpse of the quartet’s group dynamic, with Gloria acting as their leader.
Check out the Freeridge clip below:
Freeridge stars Keyla Monterroso Mejia as Gloria, Bryana Salaz as Ines, Tenzing Norgay Trainor as Cam, and Ciara Riley Wilson as Demi. They will be joined by On My Block alums Peggy Blow, Paula Garcés, Eric Gutierrez, Eme Ikwuakor, and Raushanah Simmons as they reprise their respective roles as Abuelita, Geny, Ruben, Dwayne, and Mrs. Turner.
“Set within the original series’ titular fictional city, the spin-off follows sibling rivals Gloria and Ines and their friends Demi and Cameron who have unleashed a curse bringing dark misfortune into their lives,” reads the synopsis. “There’s a new core four in town in this On My Block spin-off series and an unforgettable adventure to be had.”
Freeridge hails from original series creators Lauren Iungerich, Eddie Gonzalez, and Jeremy Haft, who will also return to serve as co-creators and executive producers along with Jamie Uyeshiro and Jamie Dooner. Uyeshiro, Gonzalez, and Haft have also been set as showrunners.
On My Block is a coming-of-age comedy about four bright and street-savvy friends navigating their way through the triumph, pain, and the newness of high school they experience along the way. It starred Diego Tinoco as Cesar Diaz, Sierra Capri as Monse Finnie, and Jason Genao as Ruby Martinez.