One and it’s done. Netflix has presented its viewers with many unique TV shows over the years – but not all original series can explore their history beyond one season before being canceled.
Julie and the ghosts developed a rapid cult following when it hit the streaming service in September 2020. The musical, which was based on the Brazilian television series Julie e os Fantasmas, followed a high school student who accidentally summoned the ghosts of three dead musicians. The characters decided to work together to help each other achieve their dreams and unfinished business.
As fans waited to see if the show was canceled or renewed, executive producers David Hoge and Dan Croix revealed that they already have ideas for the second season.
“If we’re lucky enough to have a second season, the ghosts will have a lot to do,” said Hoge and Cross. TV line in September 2021. “They have always wanted to make their music known to the whole world. As Luke always says, they want that connection with their audience. A number one album? The song at the top of the charts? Everything you need to remember their music. But as you saw at the very end, there are still a lot of hurdles to overcome. And now it seems that there is an “obstacle” in the inner circle. “
Two months later, the executive producer Kenny ortega confirmed that Netflix chose to cancel the series instead.
“Our [Julie and the Phantoms] The family want to send our infinite love and thanks to our Fantoms around the world for the immense outpouring of love and support you have shown us since our first one, ”Ortega wrote via Instagram. “We learned this week that Netflix won’t be picking us up for another season. Although our hearts are saddened, we move forward with such pride for what we have accomplished as a team and the family we have built by creating Julie.
He added, “We hope you will continue to follow us as we move forward in our work and career. Happy holidays to you all. I wish you good health, love and perfect #harmony in whatever you pursue! Kenny, the cast, writers, producers, creatives, crew from British Columbia and our dedicated [Netflix] Team!”
Julie and the ghosts wasn’t the only series with a strong online presence that couldn’t continue to tell its story. The post-apocalyptic series Dawn also drew fans after its initial dropout in October 2019. The adaptation of the comic book series used humor to explore the story of a motley group of high school kids trying to survive the end of the world in Glendale, in California.
A month after its release, the co-creator of the series Aron Coleite announced that Daybreak will not be returning.
“Thank you for choosing what we deposited, for running with it in all of your amazing, weird and monstrous ways and for being such an important part of this show and our experience,” he said. tweeted in December 2019. “Here at Dawn we don’t say we love you. We say “you are as”. We say “let’s be monsters”. So be shits, be monsters, give them Hell. Most importantly, continue to be you. No one is more heartbroken than us for not being able to share more of this ride with you. But we’re so grateful that we were able to bring it here. Thank you for riding with us, for your voices, your enthusiasm, your memes, your fart jokes and your shameless fool. We will see you there.
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