My Life with the Walter Boys

Upcoming American television series
My Life with the Walter Boys
GenreTeen drama
Created byMelanie Halsall
Based onMy Life with the Walter Boys
by Ali Novak
Written by
  • Melanie Halsall
  • Ali Novak
Directed by
  • Jerry Ciccoritti
  • Winnifred Jong
  • Nimisha Mukerji
  • Sarah Rafferty
  • Marc Blucas
  • Alisha Newton
  • Nikki Rodriguez
  • Ashby Gentry
  • Noah LaLonde
Country of originUnited States
Executive producers
  • Ed Glauser
  • Melanie Halsall
  • Michael Frislev
  • Chad Oakes
  • Keith Raskin
Production locationsAlberta, Canada
Production companies
  • Sony Pictures Television
  • iGeneration Studios
Original networkNetflix

My Life with the Walter Boys is an upcoming American television series that is set to release on Netflix.[1] The coming-of-age drama is an adaptation of Ali Novak's 2014 novel of the same name, which was first published on Wattpad.[2] The series will follow recently-orphaned Jackie Howard (Nikki Rodriguez), a teenage girl from Manhattan who relocates to rural Colorado after she is taken in by the Walters, a family of ten sons.[3] The Netflix series is created by Melanie Halsall, and is co-written by Halsall and Ali Novak. The show is slated to star Marc Blucas, Alisha Newton, and Sarah Rafferty.[4]

Filming for the series began in March 2022, in Alberta, Canada, and is expected to conclude by September 2022.[5][6][7]

Cast and characters


  • Nikki Rodriguez as Jackie Howard
  • Ashby Gentry as Alex Walter
  • Noah LaLonde as Cole Walter
  • Sarah Rafferty as Dr. Katherine Walter
  • Marc Blucas as George Walter
  • Corey Fogelmanis as Nathan Walter
  • Jaylan Evans as Skylar Summerhill
  • Connor Stanhope as Danny Walter
  • Zoë Soul as Haley Young
  • Johnny Link as Will Walter


  • Alisha Newton as Erin
  • Ashley Holliday as Tara
  • Moheb Jindran as Nikhil
  • Mya Lowe as Kiley
  • Gabrielle Jacinto as Olivia
  • Ellie O'Brien as Grace
  • Dean Petriw as Jordan Walter
  • Lennix James as Benny Walter
  • Alix West Lefler as Parker


Sony Pictures Television and iGeneration Studios are producing My Life with the Walter Boys, following iGeneration Studios' acquisition of Komixx Entertainment.[8] Ed Glauser, who was the executive producer for Netflix's The Kissing Booth film series, joined production alongside showrunner and executive producer Melanie Halsall.[9] Production for the series took place across Alberta, with filming locations in the city of Calgary, the town of Cochrane, and the town of Crossfield.[10][11][12][13]


  1. ^ Urban, Wilson Chapman,Sasha; Chapman, Wilson; Urban, Sasha (2022-04-21). "Netflix Announces Casting for Wattpad Adaptation 'My Life With the Walter Boys' (TV News Roundup)". Variety. Retrieved 2022-08-07.
  2. ^ Streitfeld, David (2014-03-24). "Web Fiction, Serialized and Social". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2022-08-07.
  3. ^ Pedersen, Erik (2022-02-01). "2022 Netflix Pilot & Series Orders". Deadline. Retrieved 2022-08-07.
  4. ^ "Casting Roundup: Netflix and Idris Elba's Next Role". Retrieved 2022-08-07.
  5. ^ "New Netflix series 'My Life With The Walter Boys' announces cast as filming starts in Calgary". Curiocity. 2022-04-21. Retrieved 2022-08-07.
  6. ^ "A new Netflix series starts filming in Alberta later this month | News". Retrieved 2022-08-07.
  7. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (2022-04-20). "'My Life With the Walter Boys': Nikki Rodriguez Leads Cast, Sarah Rafferty & Marc Blucas Also Star In Netflix Series". Deadline. Retrieved 2022-08-07.
  8. ^ "Kissing Booth producer Komixx acquired by iGeneration Studios". TBI Vision. 2021-09-03. Retrieved 2022-08-07.
  9. ^ O'Rourke, Ryan (2022-04-20). "'My Life With The Walter Boys' Casts Nikki Rodriguez, Noah LaLonde, and More". Collider. Retrieved 2022-08-07.
  10. ^ "Filming underway for 'My Life with the Walter Boys'". CochraneNow. Retrieved 2022-08-07.
  11. ^ "The cast has been revealed for a new Netflix series being shot in Alberta | News". Retrieved 2022-08-07.
  12. ^ "Netflix production resumes filming in Crossfield". DiscoverAirdrie. Retrieved 2022-08-07.
  13. ^ "Beyond Local: Crossfield teams up with Hollywood production studios for new Netflix series". Retrieved 2022-08-07.
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