Sex / Life just got renewed, but you could catch Brad on the GC
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Netflix has popular series renewed Gender / Life for a second season after 67 million homes streamed the show in its first four weeks of release.
This is the streaming site’s third audience behind Bridgerton and The witcher.
Filming is set to begin in Canada soon, with all of the original cast returning, including Australian-born lead role Adam Demos, who stars as Brad Simon on the series.
Queensland fans could stumble upon “Brad” before then, however.
Demos is currently on the Gold Coast filming a romantic comedy feature film with fellow Netflix star Victoria Justice (Beyond the party).
The film, written by Elizabeth Hackett and Hilary Galanoy (the duo between Netflix’s other nerdy roma Fall of the Inn love) follows the American wine importer (Justice), who goes to an Australian sheep station where she ends up working as a housewife on a ranch and falls in love with the “robust local” (Demos).
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Justice appears to be enjoying his time in Australia, posting a captioned Burleigh Heads photo on Instagram yesterday with just a thought bubble:
She also posted photos of local wildlife, the sun on the beach, and one from her third day of quarantine, among all the promotional posts for her current version of Netflix, Beyond the party.
Demos, meanwhile, posted “no hotel quarantine” on his account, choosing instead to share a photo of himself with his girlfriend and Sex / Life co-star Sarah Shahi:
Queensland Prime Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk said the film, with support from the Queensland government as part of Screen Queensland’s production attraction strategy, will inject around $ 8 million into the local economy and would employ around 120 people.
“This new Netflix movie is the latest in a series of national and international productions that continue to fuel the boom in state screens, which is critical to our economic recovery, ”she said.
“This project is a good example of how our production attraction strategy is benefiting the local Queensland screen sector through exciting co-production deals for local businesses, such as Hoodlum Entertainment, one of the companies. most prosperous production plants in the state. “
Screen Queensland CEO Kylie Munnich added that the repeat business of the international streaming service was a testament to the state’s incentives, locations, skilled crews and post-production facilities.
“This is the third Netflix production to shoot in Queensland since 2020, after Escape Spiderhead with Chris Hemsworth and the biopic of Jessica Watson True Spirit, which is currently filming on the Gold Coast, ”she said.
Other Queensland Government-supported productions currently being filmed include the Universal Studios Group series Exotic Joe at Screen Queensland Studios in Brisbane, new ABC crime series Troppo and teen series Taylor Island for Fremantle Australia.