My life with the Walter boys is the new British miniseries Netflix. The production of 10 episodes comes from the creators of The kissing booth and is aimed at a teenage audience, although it presents a story that is mediated by tragedy and the obligation of having to start over.
The series is created by Melanie Halsall, who is also a screenwriter, producer, showrunner and executive producer. Based on the novel by But Novakwhich was very popular among young audiences, its synopsis reads: “Jackie Howard’s life is altered by a strange accident, she is taken from her home and has to start over on a ranch in Colorado, with her guardian and a family of 12 boys.“.
En clave coming of age, My life with the Walter boys shows how Jackie faces her new reality far from her native New York, with fears, excitement and meeting new people. Along the way, the protagonist of the series will meet love, but also enemies and threats, while she will make friends that will help her adapt to the different ways of the town without ceasing to be herself.
Cast and reviews
The series features performances by Nikki Rodriguez -como Jackie Howard-, Ashby Gentry -as Alex Walter-, Noah LaLonde -in the role of Cole Walter-, Sarah Rafferty -as Katherine Walter-, Marc Blucas -playing George Walter- and Corey Fogelmanis -as Nathan Walter-.
As for criticism, it has divided the waters among specialists. “Taking into account all the other series that explore these themes and tender adolescence, this drama series contributes very little to the genre,” they expressed in Variety. For its part, in The Hollywood Reporter They indicated that “he knows the topics necessary to make the love triangle a reality, but not how to give them life.”
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