Netflix doesn't make its viewer data public, but it's a safe bet that V Wars wasn't attracting enough eyeballs to justify its substantial production costs.

Latest. Is The V Wars Being Cancelled Or Renewed For Season 2? In “V-Wars,” Dr. Luther Swann (Ian Somerhalder) enters a world of untold horror when a mysterious disease transforms his best friend, Michael Fayne (Adrian Holmes), into a murderous predator who feeds on other humans. The V Wars are well and truly over.

Netflix has cancelled the sci-fi drama V Wars after just one season, TVLine has confirmed. Can These Execs Save ViacomCBS’ Storied Cable Brands? Just a few months ago, it looked to be a great time for fans of indie comic press IDW Publishing's off-beat stories. Back in April 2018, Netflix ordered V Wars straight to series, picking up Vampire Diaries alum Ian Somerhalder to play the show's lead, Dr. Luther Swann. ‘Jeopardy!’: Who Could Possibly Replace Alex Trebek? The Hollywood Reporter was the first to report the series’ cancellations. The streaming gods giveth, and the streaming gods taketh away. Talk about sibling rivalry. Jeffrey Toobin Fired by The New Yorker Following Zoom Call Incident. Eric Birnberg and Thomas Walden of High Park Entertainment also executive produced along with David Ozer and Ted Adams. Netflix has cancelled the sci-fi drama V Wars after just one season, TVLine has confirmed.

In a surprise decision that came hot on the heels of Locke & Key's season 2 renewal, Netflix announced that a second season of V Wars would not be forthcoming, so consider the vampire pandemic contained. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Messiah, AJ and the Queen, Spinning Out, Soundtrack, and Daybreak have all been denied a second season by the unusually deep round of cuts. Britney Spears Loses Bid to Remove Father From Conservatorship, How Clea DuVall's Lesbian Christmas Movie Radicalizes a Conventional Genre, Amy Adams and Glenn Close’s Oscar Chances Try to Stand Above ‘Hillbilly Elegy’, Why Warner Bros. '”, “It deals with the things we’re dealing with in our own world right now: borders, racism, disease, fear, politics — the politics of fear,” Somerhalder told TVLine shortly before the series’ premiere in Dec. 2019. Today we are going to talk about the science fiction show, The V Wars, and will be addressing the speculation regarding season 2’s release. As the disease spreads and more people are transformed, society fractures into opposing camps pitting normal people against the growing number of these “vampires.” The first season debuted on Dec. 9, 2019. The decision to cancel V Wars comes in spite of plans for a second season, which wont ever make it to the screen. There's no doubt that Locke & Key's success made it easier for Netflix to part ways with its other two adaptations of IDW's IP. Ian Somerhalder‘s fight against the undead is coming to an early conclusion. The Hollywood Reporter first broke news of the cancellations. Netflix is one of those who pays attention to the viewership in its series. “October Faction” follows monster hunters Fred (J.C. MacKenzie) and Deloris Allen (Tamara Taylor) as they hide their identities as members of a covert syndicate while their teenage kids, Geoff (Gabriel Darku) and Viv (Aurora Burghart), are forced to live in a town trapped in the past. The main reason for why V Wars got cancelled is the low number of viewers of the series. Netflix has been particularly savage this season with its freshman dramas. Given Netflix's apparent commitment to its partnership with IDW, what was the real reason for V Wars' untimely demise? Damian Kindler developed the series in addition to serving as showrunner and executive producer. The streaming gods giveth, and the streaming gods taketh away. long-awaited television adaptation of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez's. All rights

Amazon is shipping items in Super Mario boxes. As we know, viewers and reception describe that particular series or film is. The series followed monster hunters Fred (Hemlock Grove‘s J.C. MacKenzie) and Deloris Allen (Bones‘ Tamara Taylor) who hid their identities as members of a covert syndicate while their teenage kids were forced to live in a town trapped in the past. © Copyright 2020 Variety Media, LLC, a subsidiary of Penske Business Media, LLC. The two shows are both produced by IDW Entertainment, which is also behind the Netflix series adaptation of “Locke & Key.” News of the twin cancellations comes just after Netflix announced a season 2 pick up for the third series.

Ice is melting and exposing pathogens, viruses and bacteria that could make the bubonic plague look like a chickenpox party.”. Aside from its canceled sibling series, October Faction, V Wars joins a growing list of buzz-worthy series also axed after the first season.

The decision to drive a stake through V Wars is easy to contrast with the decision to renew Locke & Key, another expensive horror series but one with much a larger following. V Wars Season 2: Reason for Cancellation. The Blacklist EPs Tease Season 8 Tribute to Clark Middleton, SVU EP Teases the Season 22 Return of a Familiar Face (But Not That One), a Public Turned Against the…, Have You Forgiven Baby Yoda Yet? Apple AirPods are on sale for just $99. TVLine’s Streaming TV Renewal Scorecard has been updated to reflect the series’ cancellations. reserved.PMC Entertainment, Streaming TV Scorecard: Renewals, Cancellations and Premiere Dates. Or Was His Egg-Gobbling Innocent…, Fox Sets January Premieres for 9-1-1, Resident, Miranda Remake and…. Comic creator Niles executive produced, as did James Thorpe, Walden, and Birnberg.

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All three projects were set to bolster Netflix's already sizable stable of expensive genre projects, and perhaps that should have been the first warning sign of trouble to come. Andy Swift / Tech. It got a rating of 5.8 out of 10 on Rotten Tomatoes. Finally Cut Ties With Johnny Depp, Ex-WeWork Exec Seeks $32 Million for Lavish Brentwood Estate, At Work With Jeanine McLean-Williams, the Music Manager Hell-Bent on Finding R&B’s Future Stars, After Skiing, This Park City Mansion Lets You Bowl, Play Racquetball or Get a Massage in Its Spa, The Weeknd to Headline Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show, The Luxury Fitness Brand AARMY Has Launched a Mental and Physical Conditioning App. Originated in the United States, this television series is originally based on a book, V Wars, and is written by Jonathan Maberry and Alan Robinson. Somerhalder, who is best known for his work in the teenage drama Vampire Diaries, continued to work with the idea of vampires yet again in this web series.The official description of …

Ian Somerhalder isn't ready to say goodbye to Dr. Swann, despite V Wars getting cancelled by Netflix.. According to sources, Netflix and Somerhalder are in talks to collaborate on more projects in the future. How do you feel about the news: Should V Wars Season […] The first season debuted on Jan. 23. And [the vampire virus] comes about as a result of rampant glacial deterioration. “These things aren’t just happening in our echo chambers, they’re happening around the world. Netflix has cancelled the series V Wars with Ian Somerhalder in the lead after just one season.

Both “V-Wars” and “October Faction” have been canceled at Netflix after airing just one season apiece, Variety has confirmed..

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Despite the show's timely central conceit, viewers must not have been buying it. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Both “V-Wars” and “October Faction” have been canceled at Netflix after airing just one season apiece, Variety has confirmed. V Wars will only be getting a single season after Netflix announced in March that it had been canceled after just ten episodes. The show was based on IDW's media franchise of the same name, originally created by New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Maberry. Netflix has also reportedly canceled The October Faction after one season. Netflix had a bumper crop of new IDW adaptations either streaming or in the works. The pandemic thriller V Wars led the pack, followed by the monster-hunting family drama October Faction and the long-awaited television adaptation of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez's Locke & Key. The plot dealt with Swann's attempts to navigate a dangerous world wherein a mysterious pandemic transforms people into vampires. According to Market Realist, Netflix's corporate debt load reached $14.8 billion in March 2020, though that hasn't deterred investors from continuing to bet on the company's continued success. William Laurin and Glenn Davis served as showrunners on “V-Wars.” Brad Turner served as director and executive producer.

Somerhalder (The Vampire Diaries) starred as Dr. Luther Swann, a scientist who “enters a world of untold horror when a mysterious disease transforms his best friend into a murderous predator who feeds on other humans. By using our Services, you agree to our use of cookies. Apparently, the viewership numbers just didn't stack up compared to the series' cost to produce, especially by comparison to Locke & Key. The news is out, Netflix has cancelled the vampire series after one season. March 30 2020, 12:53 PM PDT. But that's a lot of debt for any company to carry, and as Netflix enters a more mature phase in its corporate lifespan, the bean-counters may just be looking to cut underperforming properties quicker than they have in the past. Variety and the Flying V logos are trademarks of Variety Media, LLC. Judge Dismisses Donald Trump Campaign's Libel Suit Against CNN, The Weeknd to Headline Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show, Creating 'Trump TV' Will Not Be an Easy Task for the Outgoing…, 'Black Lightning' Spinoff 'Painkiller' Starring Jordan Calloway…, The 21 Best Men's Watches For Every Budget and Style, Copyright © 2020 TVLine Media, LLC.

As the disease spreads and more people are transformed, society fractures into opposing camps pitting normal people against the growing number of these ‘vampires. IDW Entertainment produced. If you like TVLine, you'll LOVE our weekly newsletter. The company's strategy in the streaming wars appeared to be simple: amass enough volume to keep viewers interested. Drop a comment with your thoughts below. Marada Pictures’ James Gibb also executive produced. The series also starred Adrian Holmes (Arrow), Peter Outerbridge (The Umbrella Academy), Laura Vandervoort (Bitten, Smallville), Kyle Breitkopf (The Whispers), Jacky Lai (Beyond) and Kimberly-Sue Murray (Shadowhunters).