The cast of the axed Netflix show reacts to the early cancellation news.
Last week, just seven days after the actors’ strike ended, the streaming service recalled five TV shows at once.
One of these offers, Shadow and bonehad previously been a success and had a passionate fanbase who campaigned for the season to be renewed.
Since the news broke, fans have been in an uproar with Netflix over the decision, launching several petitions to revive the show. Meanwhile, members of the show’s cast praised their time on the series.
Archie Renault, who played Malin, shared, “Unfortunately, @shadowandbone_ has come to an end. I loved working on the show and I loved working with everyone involved, and it’s a truly special time in my life. I’m sorry to all of our writers who won’t be able to share the next chapter From the story. Thank you for all your support.”
Amita Soman said she was “at a loss for words” after finding out the news, paying tribute to her character Inj. She wrote that through Inej, she received “abundance, a found family, unforgettable memories, laugh lines and the honor of working alongside a cast and crew that I looked forward to seeing every day.” She also praised the show’s dedicated fan base, calling it “the best fan base a girl from the slums could ever dream of.”
“I was so excited to watch the amazing, beautiful humans I love so much who make Shadow & Bone take this world, their characters, and this story forward,” Ben Barnes, who played General Kerrigan, wrote on Instagram. “This part of the journey is sad and I’m so proud to have been a part of it.” .
Freddy Carter actor Kaz Breaker added: “At some point, I have the right words to express the immense gratitude I feel for everyone who has put their whole heart into making, watching and supporting. Shadow and bone. Until then, I’ll just say, thank you.”
While the first season of the fantasy series, adapted from Leigh Bardugo’s Grishaverse novels, was a huge success for Netflix — even spawning a spin-off video game — the second season struggled to make a significant breakout, which is believed to have led to the service’s decision given the show’s budget The big one.
Other shows that will no longer be returning to Netflix include anime shows Agent Facebook And Captain Val As well as the series starring Kim Cattrall Glamorous And science fiction comedy Farzar.
Netflix declined to comment.