Utopia has been cancelled at Amazon after only one season.
The US collection has befallen the identical destiny because the UK present it was based mostly on, after being axed by the streamer.
The drama, starring John Cusack, had been within the works for six years, after initially being picked up in 2014 by HBO, with David Fincher and his Gone Lady collaborator Gillian Flynn on the helm.
Fincher left the challenge however in 2018, Flynn moved her general deal to Amazon, with Utopia lastly hitting screens on September 25 this 12 months.
Nevertheless, the eight-episode run was not met with glowing evaluations, with a ranking of 51% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Amazon, like Netflix, doesn’t launch viewers figures.
Utopia won’t return for season two (Image: Elizabeth Morris/Amazon Studios)
Utopia adopted a gaggle of comedian e-book followers who bond over their obsession for a seemingly fictional comedian known as Utopia.
Nevertheless, as they unearth hidden meanings within the comedian a couple of pandemic (well timed), they realise that the threats to humanity are very actual.
John Cusack led the solid as Kevin Christie, with Dan Byrd, Ashleigh LaThrop, Rainn Wilson, Sasha Lane, Desmin Borhes, Jessica Rothe, Javon Walton, Christopher Denham, Farrah Mackenzie, Corey Michael Smith and Jeanine Serralles making up the remainder of the solid.
The collection was based mostly on the UK present of the identical title, which was created by Dennis Kelly.
Utopia was cancelled on Channel 4 after two collection (Image: Channel 4)
Utopia ran for 2 collection on Channel 4 in 2013 and 2014 and gained a cult following, however followers have been left devastated when it was confirmed in October 2014 that there wouldn’t be a 3rd collection.
A press release learn: ‘Utopia is actually channel-defining: strikingly unique, powered by Dennis Kelly’s extraordinary voice and delivered to life in all its technicolor glory by means of Marc Munden’s plain artistic aptitude and imaginative and prescient, the workforce at Kudos delivered a collection which has achieved fervent cult standing over two brilliantly warped and nail-biting collection.
‘It additionally has the honour of guaranteeing audiences won’t ever have a look at a spoon in the identical means once more. It’s at all times painful to say goodbye to reveals we love, but it surely’s a essential a part of having the ability to fee new drama, a raft of that are launching on the channel all through 2015.’
Utopia acquired optimistic evaluations, however there was controversy over its ranges of graphic violence – with a horrific torture scene involving a spoon being repeated within the American model.
Utopia is obtainable to look at on Amazon Prime.