'Reef Break': Release date, plot, cast and everything to know about new ABC show

'Reef Break': Release date, plot, cast and everything to know about new ABC show

'Reef Break' is a French-American television show which was announced in May 2018. The series will be produced by ABC Studios International for M6, a French broadcaster. ABC picked up the show for its summer release schedule in August 2018 and the series' premiere date was announced on April 10. 


'Reef Break' follows the character of Cat Chambers played by Poppy Montgomery. She plays the role of a thief-turned-fixer for a governor of a Pacific island. The official synopsis reads, "Impulsive, reckless, and irresistible, Cat’s less-than-perfect past gives her an instinctive gift for understanding crime and criminals as she becomes enmeshed in fast-paced, high-octane adventures and island intrigue."

Release date

The show is set to premiere on June 20 and will air on Thursdays at 10 pm ET on ABC. 


Poppy Montgomery

Poppy Montgomery also serves as the executive producer of 'Reef Break'. (Source: Getty Images)


Actor Poppy Montgomery, who is also one of the executive producers of the show plays the lead role of Cat Chambers in the show. She is known for her role as the FBI agent Samantha Spade in the popular TV series 'Without a Trace'. 

Melissa Bonne

Melissa Bonne is also a part of the cast for 'Reef Break'. (Source: IMDb)


Actor Melissa Bonne who is well-known for her performance in the series titled 'Harrow' will play the role of Ana DuMont in 'Reef Break'. She has also appeared in the 2017 series 'Pulse' and also 'Home and Away' in the same year. 

Ray Stevenson

Actor Ray Stevenson plays the role of Jake in the show 'Reef Break'. (Source: Getty Images)


Actor Ray Stevenson who is known for his appearances in 'Thor' (2011), 'The Three Musketeers' (2011), 'Thor: The Dark World' (2013), and 'Kill the Irishman' (2011) among other films will play the role of Jake in the series. 

Desmond Chiam

Desmond Chiam will play a series regular in 'Reef Break'. (Source: Getty Images)


Actor Desmond Chiam who was last seen in Gregg Araki's show 'Now Apocalypse' as Carly's boyfriend will play a lead character, that of Wyatt Cole, in this show and reportedly appear in 13 episodes.




The show is written by Ken Sanzel who is known for writing and directing 'Blunt Force Trauma'. Ken is also working on 'Kill Chain' which is now under production. The show is directed by Kieran Darcy-Smith. 


The trailer of the show hasn't been released as of now. 


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