'Malibu Rescue: The Series': Release date, plot, cast and everything you need to know about Netflix's new lifeguard comedy
Just another day at the beach? Not exactly. If you're into teen dramas that involve something a little different than a love triangle and supernatural vampires, Netflix's new live-action comedy 'Malibu Rescue: The Series' may be just the thing for you. The show promises a lot of good old fashioned adolescent fun on the beach and will follow the story after 'Malibu Rescue', a Netflix movie that is set to premiere on May 13, later this month. Although it is unclear if this is a spin-off, it definitely has those 'Bring It On' vibes.
Here's everything you need to know.
The eight-episode series will launch on June 3rd on Netflix.
Following the movie, 'Malibu Rescue: The Series' will trail the high spirited and scrappy group of novice junior lifeguards after they have staked their claim on Malibu Beach and the wild adventures that fill their days in the sun. Everyone roots for these heroic and funny underdogs. If the movie is any clue, there's a lot of drama, hilarious moments and some serious life saving involved in the story.
Ricardo Hurtado as Tyler
Hurtado plays the handsome know-it-all Tyler with a fierce competitive streak. He pretty much has no idea what he's landed himself into. Hurtado is best known for his role as Freddy on the 2016 Nickelodeon television series 'School of Rock'.
Breanna Yde as Gina
Yde will star as Gina is a tough and self-assured athlete. She's a former child actress known for portraying Frankie Hathaway on the television series 'The Haunted Hathaways', Tomika on 'School of Rock', and Zoey in the television film 'Santa Hunters'.
Alkoya Brunson ('Almost Christmas', 'The Birth of a Nation'), Abby Donnelly ('Just Add Magic'), Jackie R. Jacobson ('A Horse Story'), JT Neal ('The Terror of Hallow’s Eve') Bryana Salaz (Netflix’s ' Team Kaylie') and Jeremy Howard ('Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles') will also join the cast of both the movie and series.
Jed Elinoff and Scott Thomas, who have worked in 'Raven’s Home' and R.L. Stine’s 'The Haunting Hour', will serve as writers and executive producers on the movie and series. Elinoff has also previously written for films like 'Best Friends Whenever' an 'Worst Prom Ever'. As for Thomas, he's also worked on 'Best Friends Whenever' with Elinoff along with shows like 'Paris Hilton's My New BFF' among other shows and films to his credit.
There's no trailer out for the series yet, but watch this space for more
Where to watch
You can watch the series on Netflix.
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