HBO Max cancels LGBTQ+ TV sequence Era after first season
HBO Max’s groundbreaking LGBTQ+ sequence Era has been cancelled after only one season on the community.
The teenager drama premiered earlier this 12 months in March, and centered on a bunch of highschool college students in Orange County, California, as they attempt to discover their sexuality whereas dwelling in a conservative group.
The ultimate episode of Era aired July 8 and whereas followers have been hoping for a renewal, it was clearly not on the playing cards for the streaming service.
A spokesperson for HBO Max mentioned: “We is not going to be shifting ahead with a second season of Era. We’re very proud to have partnered with [creators] Zelda and Daniel Barnz to faithfully and authentically symbolize LGBTQ youth with such a various group of characters and layered tales. We thank them and our splendidly gifted solid for all their arduous work and collaboration.”
HBO Max ordered an preliminary 16 episode-run for the primary season, divided into two eight-episode elements.
The present was produced by father-and-daughter duo Zelda and Daniel Barnz, Ben Barnz, Sharr White, John Lefi, Jenni Konner and Women star Lena Dunham.
The ensemble solid included Nathanya Alexander, Chloe East (Liv Maddie), Nava Mau, Lukita Maxwell, Justice Smith (Paper Cities), Haley Sanchez, Uly Schlesinger, Nathan Stewart-Jarett (Candyman), Chase Sui Wonders and Martha Plimpton (Elevating Hope).
Chatting with Leisure Weekly, Zelda Barnz mentioned: “I do not suppose Era’s goal was to exist as a cultural large within the panorama of tv. I believe its goal was merely to exist, as one thing intimate and sincere for queer individuals.”
“I am pleased with the primary season. I am grateful we received to make this present in any respect, as a result of there was a substantial amount of uncertainty in even pitching a present about queer youngsters in such a selected setting,” she mentioned.