“Penny Dreadful: Metropolis of Angels” has been canceled at Showtime. The final episode of the show’s initially and only season aired on June 28.
“Showtime has made the decision not to go ahead with an additional season of ‘Penny Dreadful: City of Angels,’” Showtime stated in a assertion. “We would like to thank govt producers John Logan, Michael Aguilar and the complete cast and crew for their excellent function on this job.”
A successor to Showtime’s “Penny Dreadful,” “City of Angels” was set in 1938 Los Angeles and starred Nathan Lane, Natalie Dormer, Daniel Zovatto, Kerry Bishé, Rory Kinnear, Adriana Barraza, Michael Gladis, Jessica Garza, Johnathan Nieves. Recurring guest stars provided Lorenza Izzo, Adam Rodriguez, Amy Madigan, Brent Spiner, Lin Shaye, Thomas Kretschmann, Dominic Sherwood, and Ethan Peck.
“City of Angels” been given decent evaluations upon its release, with Time 1 keeping a 75% crucial approval score on Rotten Tomatoes. Variety’s Daniel D’Addario wrote at the time, “This series is aware very well that horror exists inside the context of background — that, without a doubt, some of the greatest chills of all can be wrung from our genuine-everyday living inhumanity as witnessed over time. This show’s subplot about Nazi infiltration into the authorities is played the two with outsized, creeping dread and with a specific diploma of frankness and plainspokenness.”
In the series, when a grisly murder shocks the metropolis, Detective Tiago Vega (Daniel Zovatto) and his associate Lewis Michener (Lane) grow to be embroiled in an epic tale that displays the loaded background of Los Angeles: from the setting up of the city’s first freeways and its deep traditions of Mexican-American folklore, to the dangerous espionage steps of the 3rd Reich and the rise of radio evangelism. Prior to lengthy, Tiago and his household are grappling with powerful forces that threaten to tear them aside.
John Logan, the creator, author and govt producer the first “Penny Dreadful,” ongoing on “City of Angels” in those people exact roles. Michael Aguilar also served as executive producer together with Sam Mendes and Pippa Harris.
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