HBO has announced it won’t be moving further with “Lovecraft County.”
In the announcement made Friday, the streaming giant said:
“We will not be moving forward with a second season of Lovecraft Country. We are grateful for the dedication and artistry of the gifted cast and crew, and to Misha Green, who crafted this groundbreaking series. And to the fans, thank you for joining us on this journey,” as quoted in a statement by HBO.provided to TheWrap
Based on the novel by Matt Ruff, “Lovecraft Country” followed Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors) as he journeys with his childhood friend Letitia (Jurnee Smollett) and his uncle George (Courtney B. Vance) on a road trip from Chicago across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father Montrose (Michael Kenneth Williams). Following the journey, they must deal with supernatural horrors and racist terrors alike.
Lovecraft Country was written and executive produced by Green. Peele executive produced through his Monkeypaw Productions banner. Abrams and Ben Stephenson executive produced through Bad Robot Production in association with Warner Bros. Television. Bill Carraro was also an executive producer. Other executive producers included episode 1 director Yann Demange and episodes 2 and 3 director Daniel Sackheim. David Knoller executive produced episode 1 of the series, Deadline reports.