Amazon has opted to not order a second season of Utopia, its straight-to-series adaptation of the British drama, written by Gone Lady creator and screenwriter Gillian Flynn. The collection, starring John Cusack, Sasha Lane and Rainn Wilson, premiered on Sept. 25 to so-so opinions and had a quiet run.
Utopia follows a bunch of younger adults who meet on-line which might be mercilessly hunted by a shadowy deep state group after they arrive into possession of a near-mythical cult underground graphic novel. Inside the comedian’s pages, they uncover the conspiracy theories that may really be actual and are compelled into the damaging, distinctive and ironic place of saving the world.
The Amazon adaptation was a co-production between Endemol Shine North America/Kudos and Amazon Studios. Government producing alongside Flynn had been Jessica Rhoades, Sharon Corridor, Karen Wilson and Dennis Kelly.
A U.S. model of the 2013-14 British collection Utopia, created by Dennis Kelly and produced by Endemol Shine Group’s UK manufacturing studio Kudos, was beforehand within the works at HBO in 2015 with David Fincher and Flynn. (Fincher, who had been initially connected to direct and government produce, introduced on Flynn to write down the collection having simply labored together with her on the function Gone Lady, which he helmed from a script she had penned based mostly on her e book.) The collection was in pre-production, and Fincher and Flynn had been rehearsing with the forged that included Rooney Mara, Colm Feore, Eric McCormack, Dallas Roberts and Jason Ritter, when it unraveled after Fincher and HBO couldn’t agree on a funds.