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‘Degrassi’ 20th anniversary reunion to open the 2021 ATX TV Festival

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A “Degrassi: The Subsequent Technology” reunion is ready to open the 2021 digital ATX TV Festival in June.

Former members of the Canadian teen cleaning soap opera’s forged will collect for a panel dialogue celebrating the present’s 20th anniversary, together with Aislinn Paul, Shane Kippel, Luke Bilyk, Lauren Collins, Munro Chambers, Jake Epstein, Daniel Clark, Andrea Lewis and Christina Schmidt, pageant organizers introduced Thursday.

Stefan Brogren, who performed Archie ‘Snake’ Simpson on the present’s unique run in the late 1980s and appeared on “The Subsequent Technology” as a principal, may even be there, as will co-creator/govt producer Linda Schuyler, and govt producer Stephen Stohn.

Whereas one large title — Drake — is lacking from the line-up, the pageant introduced that extra particulars can be launched in the coming weeks.

The final time the forged obtained collectively was to shoot Drake’s music video, “I’m Upset,” in 2018. Together with former forged members, Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes — who appeared on just a few episodes — have been on-site for the shoot.

Smith instructed Web page Six at the time that when he obtained the name to be in the rapper’s video, he thought it was a rip-off.

It was additionally introduced that “Youthful” and “The Daring Sort” would return for panels to have a good time their closing seasons.

There may even be a panel for Netflix’s present “Selena: The Collection,” which stars Christian Serratos as its titular character.

Beforehand introduced occasions embody a “Faking It” 5-year reunion panel, in addition to a dialog with Steve McQueen about his BBC sequence “Small Axe.”

The pageant, which takes place yearly in Austin, Texas, has gone digital since the 2020 pandemic hit. They introduced in March that the 10th anniversary of the pageant would stay distant and hopefully return to in-person in 2022.

However the excellent news? The pageant will happen over 10 days — June 11 by 20 — as a substitute of its traditional three and have screenings, panels, roundtable discussions and extra.

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