Multicultural comedy series announced by ABC and Screen Australia

Parent Up will be a ten-part children's show, following a Sydney-based Korean family who happen to be international spies.

A new ten-part children’s television series has been announced by the ABC, in partnership with Screen Australia and Screen NSW. The comedy-adventure is titled Parent Up, and follows a Sydney-based Korean family, where the young brother and sister long for more excitement in their lives. They quickly discover that their ‘unremarkable parents are actually international spies on a mission’.

The show introduces Hannah Kim and Ocean Lim, who play brother and sister, along with Danny Kim and Julia Yon as the parents. Lulu Quirk, George Holahan-Cantwell, Alex Kis and Eduard Geyl make up an ‘outlandish’ group of friends, and the show also stars Nicholas Hope. 

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