‘Lovecraft Country’ will not return for Season 2 on HBO

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Fans love “Lovecraft Country,” one of the crucial common exhibits of 2020, starring Jurnee Smollett and Jonathan Majors, but it surely’s not getting love from HBO.

The community confirmed to Deadline that the present, regardless of the 10-episode season’s recognition, will not be getting a Season 2.

“We will not be moving forward with a second season of Lovecraft Country,” HBO mentioned in an announcement. “We are grateful for the dedication and artistry of the gifted cast and crew, and to Misha Green, who crafted this groundbreaking series. And to the fans, thank you for joining us on this journey.”

The present was created and govt produced by showrunner Green and produced by J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot and Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions. Majors starred as Atticus Freeman, who travels by Nineteen Fifties Jim Crow America on a quest for his lacking father with pal Letitia (Smollett).

As Deadline identified, the Season 1 finale of “Lovecraft Country” reached 1.5 million viewers, which marked HBO Max’s most-watched new episode of an unique collection. By October, the premiere episode hit 10 million viewers.

Courtney B. Vance, Jonathan Majors and Jurnee Smollett in “Lovecraft Country.”
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Season 1 had Matt Ruff’s e book as supply materials, however Deadline reported that the choice to finish the present was, at the very least partially, based mostly on the truth that there wasn’t a roadmap — although Green shared Season 2 plot concepts with the outlet in October.

“I envision a second season that carries on the spirit of Matt Ruff’s novel by continuing to reclaim the genre storytelling space that people of color have typically been left out of,” Green mentioned.

“Lovecraft Country” scored a Golden Globes nomination for Best TV Series, Drama, however in the end lost to “The Crown.”

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