Bad news for fans: Netflix is selling 2 actually extended series
Anyone who was looking forward to the second seasons of “The Society” and “I Am Not Okay With This” must now be very strong: Although the series were actually officially extended, Netflix has now pulled the plug. Corona is to blame for this.
So far, one could believe that Netflix was one of the big winners of the corona crisis: While the big Hollywood studios are sitting on their expensive blockbusters and have to keep moving them, while at the same time making new films is becoming more complex and expensive, streaming providers such as Netflix are pleased about increasing viewership in the Corona months.
But apparently the crisis is not leaving Netflix unaffected: As the US industry magazine Deadline reports, two Netflix series were canceled with “The Society” and “I Am Not Okay With This”.
Two Netflix series were canceled with “The Society” and “I Am Not Okay With This”.
At first glance, this may not seem like much, because Netflix is known for selling series that did not generate enough interest from viewers.
The extraordinary thing in this case is: “The Society” and “I Am Not Okay With This” were well received by critics and fans and should actually each get a second season. “The Society” was officially extended in July 2019 and as Deadline reports, a second season “I Am Not Okay With This” was already in the works.
The extraordinary thing in this case is: “The Society” and “I Am Not Okay With This” were well received by critics and fans and should actually each get a second season.
However, due to the uncertainty caused by the corona crisis with regard to production and difficulties with finding a date, Netflix had to withdraw the extension that had already been successful. The expected increase in budgets due to Corona security measures is said to have played a decisive role.
These are “The Society” and “I Am Not Okay With This”
“The Society” can be described as “‘The Purge” meets “The Lord of the Flies” “: All adults in a small American town have suddenly disappeared without a trace, which of course doesn’t bother the youngsters at first. But after the party the hangover follows, the problems pile up and brutal scenes soon ensue …
“I Am Not Okay With This” with “ES” stars Sophia Lilis and Wyatt Oleff combines a coming-of-age story with a supernatural theme: As a nerd, teenage girl Sydney (Lillis) already has a hard time with the usual problems of one Adolescents, but then she also develops superpowers, which she is not very enthusiastic about …