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Peacock's 'Queer as Folk' Canceled After One Season

Peacock Queer Folklore Reimagined will no longer have any episodes after its first season on streaming.

Creator Stephen Dunn announced on social media Friday night that the series will be A message that will not continue.

“In this day and age, in this country, to be able to produce a show as fearless and unapologetic as ‘Queer as Folk’ is a rare gift ,” Dunn wrote on Instagram. “This experience changed our lives forever and we are so excited to have found this incredible new family. But today we received the disappointing news that we do not have a second season.”

He continued, “We know how much this means to the fans, and as sad as we are, we won’t be making more episodes, and we want to thank you all for watching and loving Brodie , Mingus, Ruthie, Noah, Shar, Julian, Daddius, Bussey, Marvin, Judy and Brenda. We appreciate the opportunity to honor our community and are very proud of this show. #QueerAsFamily✨.”

Peacock series is already become The third installment in the Queer as Folk franchise . Russell T Davies’ two seasons of original British series in early 1990 marks a rare episode , specifically for a group of LGBTQ+ friends. The series, inspired by Davis’ own group of friends, was remastered for Showtime in late 1990 by Ron Cowan and Daniel Lipman, and brings the same Groundbreaking LGBTQ+ story to US TV. The series ran for multiple seasons and paved the way for a more inclusive show featuring various queer characters with Transparent and programs like Pose.

Dunn, like many other members of the LGBTQ+ community, is secretly Growing up watching the Showtime version, asked Davies for the rights to the series to modernize the series for today’s generation. Davis, who had rejected such offers for years, immediately signed on as executive producer. The show was sold to Bravo in a bidding war and eventually landed on Peacock as part of the NBCU streaming feed. Like filming in a gay bar nightclub, explore how the city’s LGBTQ+ community is rebuilding itself. Dunn worked with several Pulse survivors on the production of Queer as Folk, some of whom also served as consultants on the series.

Before the premiere of the show, Dunn told The Hollywood Reporter He’s not trying to redo a story that’s been done before, that’s why they don’t want to use the word “reboot” .

“If you squint, you can see the character archetypes that exist, which are slightly referenced to [original], but I’m not heading towards the same as anyone The trajectory has moved forward with other editions of the show before it,” Dunn said.

Peacock’s Queer as Folk by Devin Way, Fin Argus, Jesse James Keitel, CG, Johnny Sibilly And Ryan O’Connell guest stars include Kim Cattrall and Juliette Lewis.

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