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Matthew Broderick to Star in Netflix’s High School Apocalypse Dramedy ‘Daybreak’

Matthew Broderick to Star in Netflix’s High School Apocalypse Dramedy ‘Daybreak’

Matthew Broderick will star in Netflix’s high school apocalypse dramedy, “Daybreak.”

The 10-episode series, based on the graphic novel of the same name by Brian Ralph, revolves around 17-year-old high school outcast Josh as he searches for his missing girlfriend, Sam, in postapocalyptic Glendale, Calif.

Joined by a ragtag group of misfits including a pyromaniac 12-year-old Angelica and Josh’s former high school bully Wesley, now turned pacifist samurai, Josh tries to stay alive among the horde of “Mad Max”-style gangs, zombie-like creatures called Ghoulies, and everything else this brave new world throws at him.

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In a reversal from his “Ferris Bueller” days, Broderick will play Principal Burr.

Netflix describes Burr as “the cheerful, upbeat principal of Glendale High, Burr knows the name of every kid in school and their favorite character to play in Overwatch.

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