It looks like so lots of our nostalgic faves are getting reboots and revivals nowadays, and now it is Degrassi‘s flip! HBO Max simply introduced that a new reboot of the iconic teen drama is coming to the streamer in 2023. Whereas Netflix’s 2016 reboot, Degrassi: Subsequent Class, is the newest iteration of the Degrassi collection, the beloved early-2000s model, Degrassi: The Subsequent Era, has a maintain on so many individuals. It is the model that popularized Degrassi stateside and it featured several now-stars early in their careers, together with the then-rising actor and musician Drake, who’s now a famous person rapper. Clearly, the query on everybody’s thoughts is, “Will Drake be in HBO Max’s Degrassi?”
There is not any clear-cut reply but, and if it does occur, it’s going to positively be headline information. For now, although, there are definitely a couple of indicators that make it a bit extra probably that Drake would possibly become involved within the new Degrassi indirectly.
Indicators Drake Will Be Concerned within the HBO Max Degrassi Reboot
Drake is at the moment a producer on Euphoria, which can be a part of the HBO household. That preexisting relationship with HBO would definitely make it simpler for him to become involved with Degrassi, both behind the scenes or in entrance of the digital camera (or each).
Drake additionally appears to nonetheless embrace his Degrassi roots, whilst his music profession has taken heart stage. In 2018, he launched his music video for the tune “I’m Upset,” which reunited him with a number of of his Degrassi castmates and depicted their “class reunion.” Over 20 Degrassi cast members reunited for the video, full with archival footage to pay tribute to their TV years collectively.
“To be a part of something of this magnitude with my childhood on display finest pal Aubrey Graham turned rap famous person and enterprise mogul Drake was one thing really particular,” wrote costar Shane Kippel on Instagram on the time, “after which to do it with ALL of my previous forged members again at on our previous units actually put the expertise over the sting. . . . To convey this complete factor full circle again to the place all of it started for all of us made it an on display reunion for the followers but additionally an actual one for all of us concerned. The entire power, laughter and enjoyable captured within the video was as naturally occurring and real as may be. No appearing concerned. Nicely, besides me attempting to look as cool as the large man. I am unable to thanks sufficient @champagnepapi for this. None of us can. What a time. We’ll always remember it. Wanting ahead to what you bought for us subsequent!”
Though a few of the different former Degrassi forged members have already expressed pleasure in regards to the reboot, Drake is amongst those that have not mentioned something but. If he does return in any capability, although, it is positive to be enormous information for everybody concerned and everybody who’s psyched to tune in!
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