Lunar Colony is shutting down as AMC+ will not be continuing with a second season. Moonhaven. AMC Networks renewed the dystonic sci-fi series for a second season four months after CEO Christina Spade stepped down. including laying off 20% of its US employees; It took a write-down of up to $475 million in restructuring its business. Of that, up to $400 million is for content-related activities the company calls “strategic programming assessments.”
In the SEC filing, AMC Networks said, “Programming ratings relate to a broad mix of owned and licensed content, including legacy television series and movies that no longer run on the company’s linear or digital platforms.”
reversed Moonhaven’I hear the decision to extend is part of that effort.
The show’s demise remains a surprise, given the fact that AMC Networks touted its performance. As a result, the company is said to have considered a two-season pickup before ordering a six-episode second season in late July. At the time, AMC Networks said: Moonhaven Its AMC+ exclusive series was the number one most-watched series and the streamer’s number one new series behind the scenes. Darkness.
It was created by Peter Ocko, who served as showrunner. Moonhaven It focuses on a utopian colony on the moon that may hold the keys to preserving life on Earth.
Dominic Monaghan; Emma McDonald; Amara Karan Ayelet Zurer, Joe Manganiello Starring Kadeem Hardison and Yazzmin Newell.
Set 100 years in the future, the series follows Bella Sway (McDonald), a self-proclaimed smuggler and cargo pilot accused of a crime in a 500-square-mile Garden of Eden built on the moon. Find solutions to problems that will soon end civilizations on Mother Earth. Bella, suspicious of Paradise, joins forces with Paul Serno (Monaghan), the fake intelligence responsible for Moonhaven’s miracles, to stop forces bent on destroying Earth’s last hope. Tomm Schultz (Manganiello), an ex-military man with a philosophical bent to himself, finds his ambitions altered when he is injected with a mind-altering moon drug.
Produced by AMC Studios; Moonhaven Ocko and exec produced by Deb Spera.
“I couldn’t be more excited to return to Moon and continue the story with such an amazing cast and crew,” Ocko said at the Season 2 renewal. “AMC+ is a fantastic partnership that brings our world to life, and we can’t wait to continue the journey.”