What is Freeridge? All you need to know about Netflix's spin-off of 'On My Block'

What is Freeridge? All you need to know about Netflix's spin-off of 'On My Block'
Keyla Monterroso Mejia, Bryana Salaz, Tenzing Norgay Trainor and Ciara Riley Wilson in 'Freeridge' (Netflix)

In 2018, Netflix released one of the most beautiful, heartwarming, and funniest shows titled 'On My Block'. The show shed light on a group of four teenagers - Monse, Ruby, Cesar, and Jamal, who try to navigate their life and friendship during high school. The show is one of Netflix's underappreciated coming-of-age, feel-good comedies. This show went on for four seasons and ended in 2021. And, now Netflix has announced the new series 'Freeridge', which is none other than the spin-off to the show 'On My Block'.

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'Freeridge' is yet another Netflix comedy that follows the footstep of its parent series but is set to tell the story of yet another group of friends in the neighborhood. The creators of this Netflix series include Jamie Dooner, Eddie Gonzalez, Jeremy Haft, Lauren Iungerich, Jamie Uyeshiro and Khaila Amazan.

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The trailer for 'Freeridge' has already been released and fans of 'On My Block' are excited to see this new chapter of the series franchise. Many are eagerly waiting to see this new chapter, occurring in the neighborhood. So, when will the new spin-off series air? Let us take a look.

When will 'Freeridge' premiere?

'Freeridge' will premiere exclusively on Netflix on February 2, 2023, which falls on Thursday.

How to watch 'Freeridge'?

'Freeridge' will be available to stream exclusively on Netflix and viewers will be able to binge-watch all 8 episodes of Season 1. Apart from the streaming platform, viewers can download the Netflix app which is available both on Google's Play Store and on Apple's App Store. Netflix is also available on Roku, PlayStation, Xbox, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Smart TVs, YouView, BT TV Box, Now TV, Sky Q, and web browsers. 

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What is the plot of 'Freeridge'?

The lives of four teenagers might be in potential danger. The teaser of 'Freeridge' gives us a glimpse of what to expect from this show and we can see a suspicious box in play as the cause of all the drama that ensues. This box would potentially lead to an over-complicated drama between two sisters and further more adventures. Netflix has released the description of the series which is as follows, "From the creators of On My Block, Freeridge is a coming-of-age comedy following sibling rivals Gloria and Ines and their friends Demi and Cameron who have unleashed a curse bringing dark misfortune into their lives. These four teen friends work to reverse a curse after a peculiar old box seems to bring misfortune — and more — into their lives."

Keyla Monterroso Mejia as Gloria in Netflix's 'Freeridge' (IMDb)
Keyla Monterroso Mejia as Gloria in Netflix's 'Freeridge' (IMDb)

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Who is acting in Netflix's 'Freeridge'?

After the establishment of some of the iconic characters on 'On My Block', it is safe to assume the curiosity around the cast of the series is a bit high. But the new series brings new beginnings and the primary cast of 'Freeridge' includes Keyla Monterroso Mejia as Gloria, Tenzing Norgay Trainor as Cameron, Ciara Riley Wilson as Demi, Peggy Blow as Marisol Martinez and Michael Solomon as Rusty. The cast further sees Bryana Salaz as Ines, J.R. Villarreal as Tio Tonio, Jean Paul San Pedro as Jaier, Jami Alix as Cinnamon, Abraham Rodriguez as Benji, and Cyndee Rivera as Lucia.

What is the latest buzz around 'Freeridge'?

As for any fans who greatly miss the parent show 'On My Block', worry not for it has been officially confirmed by actor Bryana Salaz that there are several easter eggs and details present throughout the series as a sweet credit to the original series. This gives an additional reason to watch the show.

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