The premium cable community has cancelled the critically acclaimed science-fiction drama after only one season, TVLine has confirmed.
The hybrid style collection relies on the 2016 novel by Matt Ruff. Set within the Fifties, Lovecraft Nation follows an veteran named Atticus (performed by When We Rise‘s Jonathan Majors) as he units out on a quest to seek out his lacking father (The Wire‘s Michael Kenneth Williams) in Jim Crow-era America.
“We won’t be shifting ahead with a second season of Lovecraft Nation,” HBO mentioned through assertion. “We’re grateful for the dedication and artistry of the gifted forged and crew, and to Misha Inexperienced, who crafted this groundbreaking collection. And to the followers, thanks for becoming a member of us on this journey.”
The collection drew closely on the works of sci-fi/horror author H.P. Lovecraft, of whom Atticus is a fan — regardless of the creator’s recognized racism. The forged additionally included Courtney B. Vance (The Folks v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story), Aunjanue Ellis (Quantico), Jurnee Smollett (Underground), Wunmi Mosaku (Luther), Tony Goldwyn (Scandal) and Jaime Chung (As soon as Upon a Time).
Lovecraft Nation joins different current HBO renewals Curb Your Enthusiasm (Season 11), Insecure (Season 5) and Westworld (Season 4).
Our sister web site, Deadline, first reported the cancellationl.
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