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    Why Did Netflix Cancel ‘1899’ After One Season?

    1899‘ is a German multilingual mystery science fiction series that was released on Netflix on November 17, 2022. The show was created by Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar, the mind behind the streamer’s other popular show ‘Dark.’ It met with critical acclaim from the critics.

    After the positive response to its first season, fans were waiting for its second season announcement. However, there is sad news for its admirers. The show has been canceled by Netflix. Let’s find out why the streamer canceled it just after its well-received first season.

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    Netflix Cancels ‘1899’ After One Season


    1899‘ was loved by everyone for its convoluted plot, casting, acting, direction, and cinematography. After an epic first season, people were waiting for a season two announcement.

    According to The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix has canceled the period sci-fi series. On Monday, its showrunners Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese announced the sad news via Instagram.

    With a heavy heart we have to tell you that 1899 will not be renewed,” the statement said. “We would have loved to finish this incredible journey with a second and third season as we did with ‘Dark’. But sometimes things don’t turn out the way you planned. That’s life.”

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    The Creators Had Plans For A Second And Third Season


    The showrunners further wrote in the statement that they know this news will disappoint millions of fans. They then thanked everyone who was a part of this wonderful journey.

    The eight-episode series debuted on the streamer on November 17, 2022, and met with a mostly positive critical response. It was a follow-up to Adar and Friese’s previous series ‘Dark’, which ran for three seasons.

    1899‘ consisted of an ensemble of Emily Beecham, Aneurin Barnard, Andreas Pietschmann, Miguel Bernardeau, and Maciej Musial among others.

    In an earlier interview, the two had talked about the ideas for a second and third season of the series. A sudden cancellation might be attributed to a low viewership on the streamer.

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