EXCLUSIVE: It will come as a shocker to Stumptown followers. The breakout collection starring Cobie Smulders, which was renewed for a second season in Could, is not going to be going ahead with the Season 2 order. The studio behind the present, ABC Signature, plans to buy it and discover a new residence for it, I hear.
Stumptown was a part of the autumn 2020 ABC schedule introduced in June, slated to return to the Wednesday 10 PM slot it occupied final season. In accordance with sources, a timing concern associated to the manufacturing begin delays due to the coronavirus pandemic made it unimaginable for the present to be prepared for a fall launch when the community had scheduling wants for the 2020-21 season. In consequence, the community decided to not transfer ahead with the beforehand commissioned new season.
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The collection, which movies in Los Angeles, had not began manufacturing when the decision to not go along with Season 2 was made. The solid and the crew had been simply notified, I hear.
The well-received motion dramedy is the most recent collection to develop into casualty of the COVID-related manufacturing shutdown, which scrambled schedules and led to networks reversing pickup selections. These embrace The Society and I’m Not OK With This at Netflix and I’m Sorry at TBS.
Probably the most anticipated new collection of final season, Stumptown rapidly developed robust fan following and emerged as a powerhouse in digital and delayed viewing.
Based mostly a graphic novel collection following veteran Dex Parios, it stars Cobie Smulders, Jake Johnson, Tantoo Cardinal, Cole Sibus, Adrian Martinez, with Camryn Manheim and Michael Ealy. Created and exec produced by Jason Richman, David Bernad, Ruben Fleischer, Greg Rucka, Matthew Southworth and Justin Greenwood are exec producers.
Take a look at Dealdine’s IGTV interviews with Smulders after the conclusion of the collection’ Season 1, the place she mentioned the plan for Season 2: