EXCLUSIVE: Amazon Prime has opted not to pick up a second season of paper girls, his science fiction series based on the graphic novel by Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang. The decision comes just over a month after all eight episodes of Season 1 were released on July 29 to a strong response from critics, earning a 90% on Rotten Tomatoes, soon joined by an audience score. equally impressive 88%.
paper girls comes from Amazon Studios and Legendary Television, in association with Plan B. According to sources, Legendary TV will buy the series, seeking to capitalize on the popularity of series such as Euphoria Y Sex lives of a college girl offering another show with three-dimensional young female characters at the center.
The sci-fi series follows four young men who, while delivering newspapers the morning after Halloween in 1988, are unwittingly caught up in a conflict between warring factions of time travelers, sending them on an adventure through time that will save the world. The show has served as a career launch pad for its young rising stars, Sofia Rosinksy, Camryn Jones, Riley Lai Nelet, Fina Strazza, who were joined by Ali Wong in the cast.
paper girls, which did not make the weekly Nielsen streaming rankings, was one of the shows whose launch may have been overshadowed by the success of Prime Video LOTR: Rings of Power and the massive marketing campaign that surrounded it.
The series is executive produced by Christopher C. Rogers, Stephany Folsom, Christopher Cantwell, Brian K. Vaughan, Cliff Chiang, Steven Prinz, and Plan B. The series was created for television by Folsom, who served as co-executive producer during production. of Season 1, with Rogers becoming the sole showrunner. Folsom is already back in business with Legendary TV. king kong (working title), a series for Disney+ that follows the original story of the famous monster.