Sixth Form student, Will Hardy, is playing a role in Heartstopper, on Netflix – See-Saw Films’ adaptation of Alice Oseman’s graphic novels.
The cast was selected after casting director Daniel Edwards’ open-auditions process, during which 10,000 people took part.
“We’ve found an incredibly talented group of young actors who are all super passionate about bringing this story to life,” Oseman told Deadline Hollywood. ” I’ve been able to spend lots of time with them to talk about the characters, their arcs and their importance to the story, and I know that each actor will shine.”
See-Saw Films executive producer Patrick Walters added: “Heartstopper is a show that celebrates individuality, promotes acceptance and above all puts a smile on your face. This cast does exactly that, bringing heart, humour and complexity to their roles.”
The series is written by Oseman and directed by Euros Lyn, famous for work such as Sherlock and Doctor Who.
"It’s an absolute dream to have had this opportunity to begin the next chapter of my life."
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