The platform debuted the whole first season of the present, which acquired a straight-to-series order in April 2021, on June 9 of this 12 months.
Starring Fin Argus, CG, Jesse James Keitel, Ryan O’Connell, Johnny Sibilly, Devin Way, and Kim Cattrall, amongst others, the sequence adopted a gaggle of pals in New Orleans who’re dealing with aftermath of a capturing at a queer nightclub.
Creator Stephen Dunn additionally served as govt producer alongside Jaclyn Moore, Lee Eisenberg, Emily Brecht, unique sequence creator Russell T. Davies, Nicola Shindler, and Richard Halliwell on behalf of NENT Studios UK, which distributes the format. UCP was within the studio.
“It’s a uncommon reward in these occasions, and on this nation, to have the ability to make a present as fearless and unapologetic as ‘Queer As Folk,’” stated Dunn in an Instagram put up. “This expertise modified our lives ceaselessly and we’re so grateful to have discovered this unbelievable new household. But right this moment we acquired the disappointing information that we’re not getting a second season.”
Dunn went on to thank followers for watching the present and for “falling in love” with the characters. “We’re so grateful for the possibility to honor our group and are so happy with this present,” he concluded.
Queer as Folk had two earlier iterations previous to the Peacock reboot. The unique British sequence aired for 10 episodes between 1999 and 2000. The sequence was then tailored for American audiences by Showtime with a model that aired for 5 seasons between 2000 and 2005.
This marks the second cancelation at Peacock over the previous few weeks. Earlier in September, Peacock canceled the single-camera comedy Rutherford Falls after solely two seasons.