Created by Will Graham and Jacobson, ‘A League Of Their Own’ follows the formation of the women’s professional baseball team during the WWII era. The baseball team included both diverse and queer women at the center, which earned the show a devoted fanbase. Along with Jacobson, the series also stars Chanté Adams, Roberta Collindrez, Molly Ephraim, Priscilla Delgado, and Gbemisola Ikumelo, along with D’Arcy Carden.
After the positive response received from season one, the production company went ahead with the filming to season two as well. However, Amazon Prime Video canceled the renewal of ‘A League of Their Own’ which filmed its first season in Pittsburgh. Here’s why the streaming platform had to cancel the series after renewing it for a second season.
‘A League of Their Own’ Season 2 Canceled
Prime Video has scrapped the previously renewed second and final season of the comedy-drama ‘A League Of Their Own’, co-created by Abbi Jacobson who also stars in it as well. The news came in after Amazon Prime Studios also canceled the season two renewal of their hourlong freshman series ‘The Peripheral’.
According to Variety, these cancelations of the series are happening because of the ongoing WGA and SAG-AFTRA. Season one of ‘A League Of Their Own’ streamed in August 2022 and with no near end for the strike the second season might not be released till 2025, hence resulting in a lengthy delay that would result between the two seasons of the series.
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What is Te Plot Of ‘A League of Their Own’?
The series is based on the classic film of the same name directed by Penny Marshall. The official description of the show reads, “the story of an entire generation of women who dreamed of playing professional baseball. A League of Their Own takes a deeper look at race and sexuality, following the journey of a whole new ensemble of characters as they carve their own paths towards the field, both in the league and outside of it.”
‘A League of Their Own’ sums up to be an expensive piece, and a delay will only incur additional charges that will be added to its budget additionally will include the cost of a new marketing campaign and relaunching it. This is not the first time, a series has been canceled for the second season, especially after COVID. The list included Netflix’s ‘The Society’ and ‘I’m Not OK With This’ as well as ABC’s ‘Stumptown’, and Showtime’s ‘On Becoming a God in Central Florida’.
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