A snippet of the Queer as Folk trailer. (peacock)
Peacock’s queer as folk It was canceled by the streaming service after one season, according to creator Stephen Dunn.
The director, writer and producer announced the show’s sudden cancellation in a heartfelt Instagram post, thanking the cast, crew and fans who “watched and fell in love” with the show.
“In this day and age, and in this country, it’s a rare gift to be able to put on a show so daring and disrespectful. Queer as Folk,” Dan said. “This experience changed our lives forever. We are so grateful to have found this wonderful new family.
“Today, however, we received the disappointing news that we will not be getting a second season. We know how much that means to our fans.”
The series, a reboot of the original 1999 drama, was first released on June 9, 2022 to consistently positive reviews. We saw the story of Brody (Devin Way) returning to his home in New Orleans after his life was irrevocably changed after a shooting at a club called Babylon.
Originally developed by cable network Bravo, it was moved to corporate brother Peacock to get orders for the series. The reason for the show’s cancellation is not clearly known at the time of the report.
Russell T Davies is the author of the drama, it’s a sin When Doctor Who, helped create the re-imagining, which he described as “the ultimate tribute” in an interview with . attitude.
Speaking about working with Dunn, he said: And then he burned them onto the screen. He’s a brand new visionary and I’m glad to have met his lifelong friend. ”
It was heralded as a modernized remake that gracefully handled diverse and sensitive plotlines without resorting to brief nostalgic callbacks.
Ryan O’Connell as Julius pink news On June 28th, a reboot is needed to tell more diverse stories within the LGBTQ+ community.
“None of the characters in the current iteration queer as folk It may have existed in previous iterations, so unlike many, I think just that alone is like “wow, this is a reboot that really needs to exist” [reboots] It’s just nostalgia cash grabs,” O’Connell said.
“I was really excited because I was watching queer as folk, the US version when I was 12 years old. It was closed off, it was my first peek into queer life, but it was peppy, it was corny, it was all of this. ”
Additionally, actor Johnny Sibiry, who plays Noah, said the production team put a lot of care and attention into the fictional shooting scene, which recalls the 2016 Pulse massacre that killed 49 people.
“I felt privileged to be responsible for telling this story in a way that felt respectful and authentic to the queer experience,” he said. “A lot of the time, Hollywood tries to tell our story, sensationalize things, and focus on things that we’re not really trying to focus on.
“I think what we want to show in our iterations is healing and the fact that there is community in the face of danger and hatred of us. .”