exclusive: A couple of YA episodes are coming to an end in Peacock.
NBCU Streamer Canceled one of us is lying and Vampire Academy.
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one of us is lying After running for two seasons, Vampire Academy from Julie Plec has come to an end.
Deadline understands that Peacock executives were happy with the ideas for both shows, but they just didn’t find the audience necessary to justify more seasons.
one of us is lying, based on the novel by Karen M. McManus, launches in October 2021 and is the first Peacock pilot to enter the series. It was renewed for a second season earlier this year, airing in October 2022.
vampire academy received a direct-to-series order in May 2021 and premiered in September 2022.
Both shows are from the Universal Studios group.
one of us is lying, from UCP, tells what happened when five high school students walked into a detention facility and only four came out alive. Everyone is a suspect, everyone has something to hide.
Annalisa Cochrane (Addy), Chibuikem Uche (Cooper), Marianly Tejada (Bronwyn), Cooper van Grootel (Nate), Barrett Carnahan (Jake), Mark McKenna (Simon), Melissa Collazo (Maeve) and Jessica McLeod (Janae).
The first season unraveled the mystery of Simon’s death, and instead of following McManus’s sequel novel, One of Us is Next, season two picks up after the season one finale, which is set a year later.
Erica Saleh, who adapted the novel and wrote the pilot script for the series, took over as showrunner for the second season, taking over from “Elite” co-creator Dario Madrona, who will remain on the show. Executive Producer of the show. The series is also executive produced by 5 More Minutes Productions’ John Sacchi and Matt Groesch, with Saleh, Jan Oxenberg, Molly Nussbaum and Bill Johnson, who developed the pilot episode.
The show aired as a Netflix exclusive in several international markets, including the UK, India, South Korea, Brazil and Japan.
UCP is exploring other options for continuing the series.
vampire academy From Julie Plec and Marguerite MacIntyre, based on a series by Richelle Mead.
Written by McIntyre, vampire academy Set in a world of privilege and glamour, the story follows two young women who transcend their distinct class and friendship as they prepare to finish their studies and enter the royal vampire society. This sexy serial drama combines the elegance of aristocratic romance with the supernatural thrills of the vampire genre.
Cast includes Siss Stringer, Daniela Nieves, Kieron Moore, Andre King, J. August Richards, Anita-Joy Uvaj, M. Ya McKenna-Bruce, Ryan Blundell, Gionetta Caesar and Andrew Reiner.
Plec and MacIntyre join Emily Cummins, Don Murphy, Susan Montford, Deepak Nayar and Jillian DeFrehn on the Peacock series. Bille Woodruff directs the pilot. Other series directors include Plec, Luis Prieto, Jesse Warn, Erica Dunton and Geoff Shotz.
vampire academy Produced by Universal Television, part of the Universal Studio Group. It also does well internationally, selling to more than 100 territories around the world. Likewise, the studio is exploring other options for continuing the show.
The cancellation isn’t a huge surprise, as streaming is entering its next phase of evolution.
Peacock Moon launched best manwhich is considered to be doing well for the network and Rian Johnson’s weekly case mystery series poker face Starring Natasha Lyonne is coming.It also launched the delightfully weird series Paul T. Goldman.
Plec is already working on her next project at Peacock.she and her vampire academy Co-executive producer Adam Starks has set up freemanThe suspenseful series, set in a picturesque Georgia town, is in the air after the NBCU streamer won the project in a competitive battle.
The anchor also recently ordered a contemporary horror thriller based on the work of Robert McCammon prick From author Ian McCulloch (yellowstone park), James Wan from Atomic Monster (Spiritualism Universe) and UCP, with other upcoming titles such as based on a true story by Kaley Cuoco and Mrs Davis From Damon Lindelof and Tara Hernandez.
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