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Brooke Satchwell reveals if there will be a second season of the rebooted SeaChange series

Brooke Satchwell reveals if there will be a second season of the rebooted SeaChange series as she talks about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the industry

Australian actress Brooke Satchwell has said she doesn’t think a second season of the SeaChange reboot will happen anytime soon. 

Speaking to News.com.au this week, the 40-year-old said that she hadn’t heard anything about another season. 

She also spoke about the impact of COVID-19 on the local arts industry and said it’s ‘quite concerning.’

Speaking out: Brooke Satchwell told News.com.au this week that she doesn't think there will be another season of the SeaChange reboot and talked about the impact of COVID-19 on the local arts industry

Speaking out: Brooke Satchwell told News.com.au this week that she doesn’t think there will be another season of the SeaChange reboot and talked about the impact of COVID-19 on the local arts industry

‘There’s not any word on that at this stage,’ Brooke told the publication about another season. 

Reflecting on the tough past year, she added: ‘I was fortunate in that I was due for a moment’s breath, but the uncertainty looking forward is quite concerning.’

She said she was worried at the impact of the pandemic on the local industry and also the impact of international productions coming to Australia work, fearing there might not be enough local jobs around. 

'There's not any word on that at this stage,' Brooke told the publication about another season

‘There’s not any word on that at this stage,’ Brooke told the publication about another season

She said that despite having some work up her sleeves this year and is keeping optimistic, she hopes the Federal government can help the industry. 

Brooke, who is known for roles including Mr Inbetween, Wonderland, and Neighbours, also touched on how she’s always worked in Australia, rather than going overseas for her career. 

Referring how it was probably for the better during the pandemic, she said: ‘As scary as it is, following your heart is always going to put you in the right place so hopefully it bodes well for me in that respect.’

In August last year, a rebooted version of the much-loved Australian drama SeaChange returned to Channel Nine to blockbuster ratings.

The new version of the show, which originally aired on ABC from 1998 to 2000, premiered to an incredible 1.105 million Australian viewers and 787,000 metro viewers. 

Concerned: She said she was worried at the impact of the pandemic on the local industry and also the impact of international productions coming to Australia work, fearing there might not be enough local jobs around

Concerned: She said she was worried at the impact of the pandemic on the local industry and also the impact of international productions coming to Australia work, fearing there might not be enough local jobs around

Reboot: According to Mumbrella , the recorded viewership made SeaChange the highest-rating drama of the year so far on free-to-air programming. But ratings soon dropped for the second episode

Reboot: According to Mumbrella , the recorded viewership made SeaChange the highest-rating drama of the year so far on free-to-air programming. But ratings soon dropped for the second episode

According to Mumbrella, the recorded viewership made SeaChange the highest-rating drama of the year so far on free-to-air programming. But ratings soon dropped for the second episode. 

SeaChange originally aired on the ABC for just 39 episodes over three seasons. 

Almost two decades after the show last aired, eager viewers returned to Pearl Bay as Laura Gibson (Sigrid Thornton) tried to piece together her life after years living overseas.

In addition to Sigrid’s character making a comeback, John Howard reprised his role as Bob Jelly, who had just been released from prison for fraud. 

New cast members included Brooke as Miranda Gibson, Laura’s oldest child, and Dan Wyllie as Ben Russo, the new owner of a local pub.

Darren McMullen, Katrina Milosevic, Kate Lister, Ella Newton and Alex Tarrant also joined the star-studded cast. 

It was a hit: SeaChange originally aired on the ABC for just 39 episodes over three seasons  Pictured: David Wenham and Sigrid Thornton

It was a hit: SeaChange originally aired on the ABC for just 39 episodes over three seasons  Pictured: David Wenham and Sigrid Thornton

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