Lovecraft Country will not return for a second season. Deadline reported that HBO has not renewed the limited series for another run.
“We will not be moving forward with a second season of Lovecraft Country,” said HBO in a statement. “We are grateful for the dedication and artistry of the gifted cast and crew and to Misha Green, who crafted this groundbreaking series. And to the fans, thank you for joining us on this journey.”
Series creator Misha Green took to her Twitter account to thank fans and offered up a tease at what Season 2 would have conjured up. Check out the tweet below:
— Misha Green (@MishaGreen) July 3, 2021
The 10-episode series, which was based on and served as a continuation of the 2016 novel of the same name by Matt Ruff, follows Atticus Freeman as he journeys with his childhood friend Letitia and his uncle George on a road trip from Chicago across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father, Montrose. Their search-and-rescue turns into a struggle to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and monstrous creatures that could be ripped from an H.P. Lovecraft book.
The series starred Jonathan Majors, Jurnee Smollett, Courtney B. Vance, Aunjanue Ellis, Wunmi Mosaku, Abbey Lee, Jamie Chung, Jada Harris, and Michael K. Williams. Lovecraft Country was executive produced by Green, Get Out’s Jordan Peele, J.J. Abrams, and Bad Robot TV boss Ben Stephenson.