Netflix Axes The OA SciFi Series After 2 Seasons

first_img The OA, Netflix’s sci-fi series that involves alternate dimensions and missing individuals, has been cancelled after two seasons.The series, which premiered its eight-episode second season on March 22, will not have a third season, according to a Netflix statement obtained by The Wrap. A source told The Wrap that the streaming service analyzes viewing versus cost when it comes to cancellations and renewals and that The OA was a “big creative swing” that Netflix was “proud to take” for the past three years. Stay on target “We are incredibly proud of the 16 mesmerizing chapters of ‘The OA,’ and are grateful to [co-creator/star Brit Marling and co-creator/executive producer Zal Batmanglij] for sharing their audacious vision and for realizing it through their incredible artistry,” Cindy Holland, Netflix’s VP of original content, said in a statement. “We look forward to working with them again in the future, in this and perhaps many other dimensions.”PART II. NOW STREAMING. pic.twitter.com/1LY5bicicj— The OA (@The_OA) March 22, 2019The OA, which stars Marling as Prairie Johnson/The OA (the “Original Angel”) a young woman who mysteriously appears after disappearing for seven years and can see, even though she was blind before this time frame, first aired in December 2016. For The OA Part II, Johnson navigates a new dimension, one where she has a completely different life as a Russian heiress and one where she becomes Hap’s captive again. Teaming up with Karim Washington, a private eye, Johnson tries to find a missing teen that might be involved with a supernatural residence.Netflix didn’t explain why The OA was cancelled, however, the show has an 84 percent and 83 percent rating on RottenTomatoes.com from television critics and viewers, The Hollywood Reporter noted. The OA Season 2 received a Rotten Tomatoes score of 92 percent, while The OA Season 1 earned a Rotten Tomatoes score of 77 percent.“While we cannot finish this story, I can promise you we will tell others. I haven’t figured out any other effective coping mechanism for being alive in the anthropocene,” Marling wrote in an Instagram post. “And maybe, in some ways, it’s okay not to conclude these characters.”More on Geek.com:Netflix’s ‘The OA’ Season 2 Trailer Teases Alternate Dimension MayhemNetflix to Premiere ‘Enter the Anime’ DocumentaryHere’s Everything Coming to Netflix in August 2019center_img What to Stream on Netflix This WeekendZach Galifianakis Hits the Road in ‘Between Two Ferns: The Movie’ Trailer last_img read more