A Netflix consultant known as First Kill showrunner Felicia D. Henderson to offer her the dangerous information over the telephone. Her 8-episode Netflix sequence, a teen vampire drama that appeared from the surface to have attracted a hardcore fanbase, wouldn’t be getting a second season.
Notwithstanding the sequence having cracked the Netflix Top 10 international chart — fairly a feat proper out of the gate — the rep from the streamer went on to clarify that the rationale for the cancellation, per our sister publication The Wrap, was that “the completion rate wasn’t high enough.”
As we famous in an earlier publish, this information predictably despatched followers into an uproar. The #CancelNetflix hashtag exploded on Twitter with renewed fury. Fans of First Kill juxtaposed its cancellation alongside a garbage movie like 365 Days getting not one however two sequels from the streamer.
In fact, Netflix can appear more and more cruel and somewhat arbitrary as of late with regards to its swinging of the cancellation ax. For followers of the First Kill Netflix sequence, although, it little question felt like a very merciless twist of the knife from the streamer the day after information of the cancellation broke.
That’s as a result of, on Thursday, the streamer revealed that it’s received one other cringe-y relationship present on the best way. Dating and Related, coming in September, is one other in a line of dating-show-with-a-twist Netflix sequence that already litter the streamer’s bulging library of content material.
We’ve gotten Netflix relationship exhibits like, for instance, the one the place contributors go on blind dates, wearing masks. Shows the place individuals suggest to one another, sight unseen. And now?
In this new Netflix sequence, younger women and men are thrown collectively in a sprawling French villa. Where they’re free to this point one another — below the watchful eye, that’s, of every participant’s sibling. You heard that proper, everybody’s siblings are additionally available right here. And they’re additionally attempting to this point different individuals right here, themselves.
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Here’s how the streamer describes this new Netflix sequence (coming September 2). “Imagine having to think about your sibling dating — how they flirt, how they treat their partners, and what their signature moves are. In this brand-new reality dating series, pairs of siblings will be seeing each other’s love life up close and personal as they search for “the one” collectively.
“Having the person who knows you better than anyone should help you navigate the tricky world of dating. But will they act as the ultimate wingman and help you find love? Or scupper your plans and call you out on all your bullsh*t? Either way, it might just be Awkward. As. Hell.”
Just a reminder, on high of current Netflix value will increase the streamer can also be cracking down on password-sharing sharing in the intervening time. And getting ready to roll out an ad-supported subscription tier, all whereas launching trashy Netflix sequence like Dating and Related. Plus, after all, canceling fan favorites like First Kill.
Maybe Netflix’s subsequent relationship present might star irritated streaming followers who’re searching for love.