#USA Heartbreak High's non-binary actor James Majoos praises reboot of hit series #USNews

#USA Heartbreak High’s non-binary actor James Majoos praises reboot of hit series #USNews

#USA Heartbreak High’s non-binary actor James Majoos praises reboot of hit series #USNews

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Heartbreak High’s non-binary star James Majoos praises reboot of hit series: ‘You can inform it wasn’t written by white males in 2022’

Heartbreak High actor James Majoos has spoken about how they associated to the present’s reboot forward of its premiere subsequent month. 

James, who identifies as non-binary, revealed what attracted them to their character Darren, who can also be non-binary on the present. 

‘It’s so cool to play a younger queer one who is so confident,’ Majoos informed Sydney Confidential on Tuesday.

Heartbreak High actor James Majoos (pictured) has spoken about how they related to the show's reboot ahead of its premiere next month

Heartbreak High actor James Majoos (pictured) has spoken about how they associated to the present’s reboot forward of its premiere subsequent month

James defined what made the reboot so particular is that it focuses on what it is wish to be an adolescent immediately. 

‘Some of the problems within the unique are nonetheless mentioned, however you’ll be able to inform this wasn’t written by white males in 2022 going, ”Oh the youths will relate to this”.’ 

James will likely be joined by co-star Chloe Hayden who performs Quinni, who’s neurodivergent, within the series. 

‘It was such a therapeutic factor for me, to place such a big half of myself into Quinni. Growing up, I did not exist in media, and it screwed me up,’ she stated. 

James explained what made the reboot so special is that it focuses on what it's like to be a teenager today

James defined what made the reboot so particular is that it focuses on what it is wish to be an adolescent immediately

‘People will see Quinni is not only disabled, she’s additionally quirky, humorous, and clever – an entire human being.’ 

The present is being billed as a cross between Euphoria and Sex Education and is a  reboot from the massively profitable series, which first aired in 1994. 

The series was shot in Sydney at an actual highschool in Maroubra, in Sydney’s east. 

'Some of the problems within the unique are nonetheless mentioned, however you'll be able to inform this wasn't written by white males in 2022 going, ''Oh the youths will relate to this",' said Majoos

‘Some of the problems within the unique are nonetheless mentioned, however you’ll be able to inform this wasn’t written by white males in 2022 going, ”Oh the youths will relate to this”,’ said Majoos

In a preview, characters are seen partying, doing drag and being chased by police. 

The creator of the new series, Hannah Carroll Chapman, says the reboot has a ‘life of its own’.

Speaking at the Screen Forever trade conference in March she talked about the importance of the show being relevant to today’s teens. 

They will navigate sex, romance and violence as they come of age. 

'It was such a healing thing for me, to put such a large part of myself into Quinni. Growing up, I didn't exist in media, and it screwed me up,' Chloe said. Pictured

‘It was such a healing thing for me, to put such a large part of myself into Quinni. Growing up, I didn’t exist in media, and it screwed me up,’ Chloe said. Pictured

She said wanted to avoid the show being a nostalgia piece for grown-ups.

‘I’m hoping that there’s a nice balance there, that people who love the original show feel the essence of that show,’ Chapman said, according to Variety. 

‘But that it’s very much for a younger generation.

Itself a spin-off of the 1993 film The Heartbreak Kid, the original series was praised for its multicultural cast, as well as its willingness to tackle gritty issues, from drugs to romance to religion to shoplifting and homelessness.

The new series premiere on Netflix on September 14

The new series premiere on Netflix on September 14

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