HBO Max’s revival of ‘The Boondocks’ has been canceled


HBO Max isn’t bringing again The Boondocks for an extra two seasons. In 2019, earlier than the streaming service was even accessible, WarnerMedia introduced that it had greenlit a of the beloved Adult Swim animated sequence that was alleged to debut within the fall of 2020. In the 2 years since that announcement, there’s been nearly no information concerning the sequence. Until now.

In an interview with the Geekset Podcast noticed by , Tom DuBois voice actor Cedric Yarbrough mentioned the reboot isn’t shifting ahead. “I hate to say this, but right now the show is not coming back,” Yarbrough advised the podcast. “Sony [Pictures Animiation]… they decided they’re going to pull the plug.” Yarbrough didn’t say why the company made that call however famous that recording classes for the present had began. We’ve reached out to WarnerMedia for remark.

The truth we gained’t get two extra seasons of The Boondocks is fascinating in gentle of all of the money WarnerMedia has spent to ascertain HBOMax as a vacation spot for grownup animation. Shortly after saying the present’s revival, the company paid a reported to safe unique US streaming rights to South Park. It’s additionally tapped folks like J.J. Abrams to create a brand new for the platform. The Boondocks was alleged to be one of the primary releases in that push.

All merchandise really useful by Engadget are chosen by our editorial workforce, unbiased of our mum or dad company. Some of our tales embody affiliate hyperlinks. If you purchase one thing via one of these hyperlinks, we might earn an affiliate fee.