Promo poster for AMC+'s Pantheon.

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TV reveals getting canceled are nothing new, however the final two or three years have seen reveals get abruptly killed off, whilst they have been already locked in for an additional season. In some circumstances, like with GLOW over on Netflix, it was due to the COVID pandemic. But extra not too long ago, different collection (like The Minx at HBO Max) have been gutted to lower prices, whilst these reveals have been principally within the can, manufacturing sensible.

Sadly, that pattern seems to proceed once more in 2023, as Deadline experiences that AMC is pulling the plug on its sci-fi animated collection Pantheon. The present, created by Craig Silverstein, was initially given a two-season greenlight by the community, however that second season will now not be airing on AMC+ (the one authorized strategy to watch the collection), and can simply be straight up yanked from the platform at a later date. Pantheon’s cancellation comes days after AMC introduced the top of reveals akin to Damascus and 61st Street, each of which have been in manufacturing (the latter collection was actively filming its second season); however not like 61st Street, it doesn’t sound like AMC will store Pantheon round to a different community or streamer.

Pantheon was primarily based on a collection of quick tales from writer Ken Liu’s 2020 quick story assortment The Hidden Girl and Other Stories. The collection centered on teenager Maddie Kim (Katie Chang), who begins to obtain texts from somebody claiming to be her lifeless father David (Daniel Dae Kim). At the identical time that David’s instructed Maddie that his mind was digitally uploaded to protect his thoughts, she and laptop genius Caspian (Paul Dano) are caught up in a world conspiracy surrounding the tech firm Logorythms. The collection obtained fairly strong critiques when it first got here out again in September (together with from us!), however hey, why let a present develop and discover an viewers when you’ll be able to simply lower it off on the knees and put its workers out of labor to avoid wasting money, yeah?

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