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Surviving Summer on Netflix: Cast Members and Release Date!

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Jun 7, 2022 @ 5:08 EDT
Surviving Summer on Netflix: Cast Members and Release Date!

Netflix's Surviving Summer was released on June 3, 2022, and fans are curious about its cast members. Sky Katz, Kai Lewins, Savannah La Rain, Joao Marinho, and Lilliana Bowrey play the major characters in the show. Follow the article to know more about the cast members of Surviving Summer and if there will be Season 2 of the Australian series.

With the new Netflix series, you can take a trip to Australia this summer without having to leave your house. Summer (Sky Katz), a rebellious teen girl, is hauled off to Australia after being thrown out of yet another private school in Surviving Summer. Despite her dislike of surfing and the fact that she is halfway around the world, she begins to appreciate the town, the people, and their favorite hobby.

Surviving Summer premiered on Netflix on June 3 and has been a huge success.  Joanna Werner and Josh Mapleston created the Australian original series.

Werner is also a producer on the show. She has worked as a producer on Dance Academy, Dance Academy: The Movie, and H2O: Just Add Water, demonstrating her knowledge of children's and teen content. For the new series, Mapleston is also recognized as a writer. He's written episodes of Dance Academy and Home and Away in the past.

Surviving Summer's ten episodes are interesting and introduce us to several charming characters right away. You've come to the right site if you're wondering who the cast members of Surviving Summer are. Let's get to know them in detail.

Previously, we touched on Ari and Summer.

Meet the Cast of Netflix’s Surviving Summer!

The cast of Surviving Summer has brought to life some very delightful characters. According to IMDB, there are around 20 cast members in the series. However, here's a brief introduction to some of the major characters in the show.

Sky Katz as Summer Torres

Sky Katz (@skykatz) is an American actress and singer best known for her roles in Raven's Home and America's Got Talent, as well as songs such as Party with Me and Like This. She is also the Sunrise Association's National Ambassador. Summer Torres will be played by Katz in Netflix's Surviving Summer. Her character is a troubled teenager from Brooklyn who is transferred to live with an Australian family.

Kai Lewins as Ari Gibson

Kai Lewins (@kailewins) is a well-known Australian actor who has appeared in films such as Wild Boys, Carlotta, and Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway. In Netflix's Australian series, he will be playing the role of Ari Gibson.

Savannah La Rain as Bodhi Mercer

Actress, model, and dancer from Australia Savannah La Rain (@savannah_la_rain) is recognized for Bosch & Rockit, Here There Be Monsters, Mako Secret Island, Nickelodeon 2017 Slime Cup, Totally Wild, and several short films, TV commercials, music videos, and feature films. She also won five International Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Part for her role in Here There Be Monsters in 2018. She will be portraying the role of Bodhi Mercer in the new Netflix series.

Joao Marinho as Marlon Sousa

Joao Marinho (@joaogabmarinho) is an Australian actor who plays Marlon Sousa in Netflix's Australian teen drama. He does not have previous any cinematic credits as he's making a debut in acting with this series. He looks absolutely stunning and he has always garnered a lot of female fans with his bold personality.

Lilliana Bowrey as Poppy Tetanui

Like Joao, Lilliana Bowrey (@lillianabowrey) is also making her acting debut with Netflix's Surviving Summer. 17-years-old Lilliana Bowrey (born on July 19, 2005) is a native Australian surfer. She plays the role of Poppy Tetanui in the new Netflix series.

These 5 are the main cast members of the show. However, other cast members include: Thommo is played by Dustin Clare, Manu is played by Chris Alosio, Honey is played by Asmara Feik, Freya is played by Natalia Bond, Griff Temple is played by Mitchell Hardaker, Prawnie Tetanui is played by Cantona Stewart, Luciana Sousa is played by Tatiana Hotere, and Nico is played by Ilai Swindells.

Has Netflix’s Surviving Summer Been Renewed for Season 2?

Surviving Summer hasn't been renewed by Netflix yet, but with the show having just premiered a few days ago, there's still time for that to change.

The teen drama was a Netflix sensation, debuting in the UK top 10 in the days following its release, so fingers crossed we'll be seeing more of the Shorehaven gang in the near future. The story may have appeared to end at the end of Season 1, but that doesn't rule out the possibility of the cast reuniting for Season 2 of the drama.

However, if it follows a more traditional release schedule, we expect it to arrive within a year, thus if the series is returning, expect more in the spring/summer of 2023. Keep an eye on this page because we'll update it as soon as more information on a second season becomes available.

Before you leave, find out who Ari ends up with.

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