Counterpart Cancelled at Starz, Being Shopped Elsewhere
The extremely disappointing information broke as we speak that Starz is just not transferring ahead with extra seasons of its glorious collection Counterpart. In different phrases, sure, it’s cancelled — though in accordance with Deadline, the present’s manufacturing firm MRC is purchasing it round to streaming providers. So, hopefully a community like Hulu will decide it up so it can really be seen by viewers this time — it completely deserves it! (You may learn my overview of Season 2 right here, in addition to ideas on the nice episode “Twin Cities“).
When Starz first picked up the collection, it did so for 2 seasons. The bold present stars J.Okay. Simmons as a low-level cog in a mysterious Berlin workplace who finally ends up being pulled into a completely completely different world, one that’s parallel to ours and which has dopplegangers that will look precisely like us, however who usually act utterly in another way. The present explores what our lives would seem like if we had made completely different decisions right here and there, and the completely different aspects of personalities personified. It additionally has a Chilly Conflict aesthetic with loads of spycraft, and is without doubt one of the most considerate collection on tv. It additionally boasts a wonderful solid that features Olivia Williams, Harry Lloyd, Nazanin Boniadi, and Sara Serraiocco.
Tim Goodman of The Hollywood Reported additionally simply printed a bit in regards to the unusual case of Starz and Epix as streaming providers, and what it would take for them to outlive, citing a hope that Counterpart could be picked up past Season 2. Counterpart creator Justin Marks additionally expressed hope that it’s going to proceed, saying on Twitter:
#counterpart followers, a little bit of unhappy information… Starz has determined to not decide up our present for a third season…It’s been an absolute dream for this staff… we bought to make EXACTLY the present we needed to… good solid, good crew on 2 continents… and we’re so grateful to our community for the time we had…Thanks to everybody who made this journey so particular for us. Your tweets, podcasts, and complicated conspiracy theories have made all of it worthwhile. Fingers crossed that our great studio, MRC, can discover a approach to maintain the dream alive! However within the meantime, yet another episode till the top of a chapter. See you Sunday!”
Hold watching, begin watching, and hopefully we are going to get extra Counterpart sooner or later.