A generation or also known as Genera+ion is an American television series that falls into the genre of drama. The series aired on HBO Max on 11 March 2021. The series Generation was first announced in September 2019 with it having a pilot episode. The pilot is written by the Barnz duo, Zelda Barnz, and her father Daniel Barnz, who also directed the series pilot episode. The series officially received a green light in December 2019 which was also written and directed by the father-daughter pair of Daniel and Zelda Barnz. The series had several executive producers including Zelda and Daniel themselves and Daniel’s husband and Zelda’s second father, Ben Branz along with Jenni Konner and Lena Dunham. Several production companies were also involved in the production of Generation which includes We’re Not Brothers Production, Good Thing Going Production and I Am Jenni Konner Productions.
The series received several reviews across various websites, on Rotten Tomatoes, the series gained a 74% approval rating which was taken from 27 critical reviews, which meant the series had an average rating of 6/10. On another review website Metacritic, the series got an average score of 60 for 100 which was taken from 12 critical reviews which meant the series had average or mixed reviews. One review stated that the series might need to be more authentic however it does a good job at portraying Gen Z as it showcases the universal pains of being a teenager irrespective of gender or orientation.
Generation Season 2 Release Date
The series premiered in March, becoming popular enough soon after its release due to its compelling storyline centered around a couple of high schoolers and their troubles say they rediscover themselves, their sexuality, and their identity in a town that’s is as conservative as conservative gets. The story shows rather unique and almost comical situations proving that the creators weren’t shy with what their goal was. It was created by the father-daughter pair of Daniel and Zelda Barnz with the story itself coming from Zelda’s life as a queer teen. The duo commented on how they were blessed to have the chance to show viewers just how broad the spectrum of gender and sexuality is.
However, the HBO Max announced that the series will not be getting a second season for unknown reasons. As such the series will not be getting another season.
|Generation Season 1 Release Date||11 March 2021|
|Generation Season 2 Release Date||Canceled|
Generation Season 1 Recap
The story with its wide and versatile cast focuses on a group of young high schoolers who live in Orange Country, California as they struggle to find their identity and sexuality in this small yet conservative town. The things that happen around them send them on a path of growth and understanding where they have to question their virtues on love, life, and family while being faced with the shackles of their conservative community.
Generation Season 1 Cast
Nathanya Alexander is an American actress. She plays the role of Arianna on HBO Max’s Generation. Nathanya was born and raised in Brooklyn NY. As a child who grew up in the 90s, she gained an interest in art. She took to theatre and appeared in many famous NY theatres such as Kumble Theatre, Cantor Theatre, and the Actors Fund Theatre.
Chole East was born 2001 February 16. She is an American actress who also works as a dancer. She is famously known for her roles in the series ICE which was produced by Audience Network and in the ABC series, Kevin probably saves the world. She started out as a child model at the age of 9 and made her first appearance in the acting scene at the age of 11 in the HBO television series True Blood. Chloe is known for being a very versatile actress and has started in many shows and films such as Jessica Darling in the Jessica Darling’s IT List, Val in Liv and Maddie, and Willow Pierce.
Where to Watch Generation Season 1?
All 16 episodes of Generation can be streamed on HBO Max or Apple iTunes.
Generation Season 1 Trailer
The official trailer for Generation came out on February 12, 2021, on the official YouTube channel of Movie Coverage.