No season 2 for Lovecraft Country, canceled by HBO

Lovecraft Country
HBO

Too bad, because Misha Green’s series still had a lot of potential. She proves it on Twitter, by teasing what we will never see …

It is one of the best series of the year 2020 which ends abruptly today. Lovecraft Country, excellent and intelligent variation of fantastic anguish, inspired by the creatures of HP Lovecraft, in the segregationist America of the 50’s, has just been canceled by the American channel HBO. Broadcast in France on OCS, it will therefore not have season 2.

“We won’t go ahead with a second season of Lovecraft Country“, HBO said in a statement. “We are grateful for the dedication and artistry of the cast and crew, as well as to Misha Green, who designed this groundbreaking series. And to the fans, thank you for joining us on this journey. “

More than the quality or the audiences, these are certainly the commitments made elsewhere by the whole band of Lovecraft Country which makes the filming of a season 2 complicated. The main actor, Jonathan majors, for example has just joined the MCU and will be Kang, certainly one of the big villains of Marvel’s Phase IV, from Ant-Man 3, currently filming. Jurnee Smollett-Bell, a true solar revelation of the series, will be the star of an upcoming Netflix film, Escape from Spiderhead, alongside Chris Hemsworth. As for the designer, Misha green, she is already courted by all of Hollywood and has been chosen to direct the next tomb Raider with Alicia Vikander.

Still, she would have liked to continue Lovecraft Country despite and evokes his plans for the aborted season 2 on Twitter, by posting a map, teaser of a new America which would have been at the center of the sequel: “A taste of the Bible from season 2“, we read on his tweet, which should have been titled Lovecraft Country: Supremacy.

The card would have launched the series in “a new world“, a country which is where the United States was before. A country renamed” Sovereign States of America “divided into four distinct zones: the New Black Republic in the South, the Commonwealth of Jefferson in the Northeast and the Whitelands in the middle of them, with the Western Tribal Nations dominating the west of the country … “Sadly, we’ll never see where Lovecraft Country would have gone from there …

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