There are flying sparks.
Mali Hudson, a newcomer, will be featured in a new romantic plot in Home and Away.
Mali made his television debut in Australia last month when Mackenzie asked him to assist in creating a colourful nursery gift before Dean and Ziggy’s baby was born.
Mali was eager to get back home to his family (who reside a few hours up the coast), but when Dean gave him a position in the surfboard shop, he chose to stay in Summer Bay.
An updated promo video has indicated that there will be chemistry between Mali and Rose Delaney now that he is actually staying.
In the video, Mali approaches Rose in the Surf Club, and additional images clearly depict the two of them developing a romance.
Mali slyly responds, “I guess you’ll have to stick around and find out,” in response to Rose’s observation that “I still can’t tell if you’re a player or a decent man under this whole show.”
The first indigenous actor on the soap opera, Kyle Shilling, who plays Mali, recently stated that he wants to introduce the character’s family to the Bay and explore their cultural background.
When the Parata family was introduced in 2019, the production used Mori cultural advisors, and an Aboriginal consultant is now on board to aid with Mali’s narratives.
He told Things, “The [Parata] boys had their moments during the haka and stuff.
“I am eagerly anticipating the time when I will, ideally, invite cousins, family, and friends to participate in a truly lovely corroboree ceremony celebration for Mali, a friend, or a family member. I’m quite eager for that.”