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AMC’s Pantheon Canceled After One Season Despite Two-Season Order

Promo poster for AMC+'s Pantheon.

Image: AMC/Titmouse

TV exhibits getting canceled are nothing new, however the final two or three years have seen exhibits get abruptly killed off, whilst they have been already locked in for one more season. In some instances, like with GLOW over on Netflix, it was due to the COVID pandemic. But extra just lately, different sequence (like The Minx at HBO Max) have been gutted to cut costs, whilst these exhibits have been principally within the can, manufacturing sensible.

Sadly, that development appears to proceed once more in 2023, as Deadline stories that AMC is pulling the plug on its sci-fi animated sequence Pantheon. The present, created by Craig Silverstein, was initially given a two-season greenlight by the community, however that second season will now not be airing on AMC+ (the one authorized technique to watch the sequence), and can simply be straight up yanked from the platform at a later date. Pantheon’s cancellation comes days after AMC introduced the top of exhibits corresponding to Damascus and 61st Street, each of which have been in manufacturing (the latter sequence was actively filming its second season); however in contrast to 61st Street, it doesn’t sound like AMC will store Pantheon round to a different community or streamer.

Pantheon was primarily based on a sequence of brief tales from creator Ken Liu’s 2020 brief story assortment The Hidden Girl and Other Stories. The sequence targeted on teenager Maddie Kim (Katie Chang), who begins to obtain texts from somebody claiming to be her useless father David (Daniel Dae Kim). At the identical time that David’s advised Maddie that his mind was digitally uploaded to protect his thoughts, she and laptop genius Caspian (Paul Dano) are caught up in a worldwide conspiracy surrounding the tech firm Logorythms. The sequence acquired fairly stable evaluations when it first got here out again in September (together with from us!), however hey, why let a present develop and discover an viewers when you possibly can simply reduce it off on the knees and put its workers out of labor to avoid wasting money, yeah?

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