Creator Sterlin Harjo announced on social media: “This is the right decision creatively for the show.”
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/Hulu The critically acclaimed series from creator Sterlin Harjo is coming to a close with its upcoming third season.
Harjo announced the news on Instagram on Thursday, saying the push was “to make the right decision creatively for the show.”
Co-created by Harjo and Taika Waititi, Reserved Dogs was renewed for a third season in September. Episodes of the final season 10 will return on August 2nd.
This half-hour comedy follows a group of teenagers (Devery Jacobs, D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai, Lane Factor, and Paulina Alexis) as they grow up on a Native American reservation in Oklahoma. big story. All of the show’s regulars, writers and directors are Aboriginal. For FX, the network that produced the show, the show was a major breakthrough. The show won an AFI Award and the prestigious Peabody Award, but was snubbed by the Television Academy.
“I always knew where this story was going to end, I just didn’t know when it was coming,” Harjo wrote. “As we continued to break down the story and write the script this season, it became clear to the producers, Taika, and I that the third season ending was perfect Series finale.” Harjo’s full post is below.
Meanwhile, FX had plenty of praise for the show in a statement of its own: “People are using historic and groundbreaking words too often and without any merit : Keep the dogs worthy of those superlatives. Sterling Sterlin Harjo and Taika Waititi have created one of the most important television shows of all time. They have given the world a completely unique, original and honest portrait of Indigenous people – it is Never seen before on TV or film.
“It’s hard to say goodbye to these indelible characters, award-winning series The Hollywood Reporter, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Variety
and Vulture was voted Best in Show14. That said, we support Sterling and Taika’s decision to end the series in a way that cements its legacy.
“Together with our partners at Hulu, we are forever grateful to the producers, writers, directors, cast, crew, and native people and communities of Eastern Oklahoma for making this masterpiece .While we’re sad that the show is ending, we’re glad Sterling, Taika, and Garrett Bash continue to tell stories for FX. Also Rez Dogs fans, we hope you will share our excitement and anticipation for the upcoming season.”