Netflix has pumped the brakes on Standing Up (referred to as Drôle in France) season 2 which was being actively developed in current months. The French journal Les Inrockuptibles stories there is not going to be a second season headed to the service. Let’s check out the present’s numbers, and discover why it’s been cancelled.
The sequence first touched down on Netflix on March 18th and got here from the creator of Name My Agent! which is broadly thought of to be one among Netflix’s greatest worldwide releases in recent times.
Fanny Herrero who serves because the creator of each Name My Agent! and Standing Up just lately spoke about season 2 of Standing Up saying she was actively growing it. The interview, printed in late March 2022, said that she’s “already growing season 2” and touches slightly on what we may’ve anticipated from a season 2.
The affirmation of the cancelation of Standing Up comes from French journal Les Incrockuptibles’s Oliver Joyard who writes that regardless of an enthusiastic launch with important acclaim the present is not going to be returning. They add that the script was “two-thirds” completed and that the technical and inventive groups have all been launched from their contracts.
Herrero advised the journal (translated from French):
“I’m clearly unhappy and disenchanted that Netflix hasn’t let the sequence settle in additional, given the enthusiastic, affectionate reception and testimonials from the press and the viewers, filled with younger folks we don’t know, who insisted on its freshness. What stays is the satisfaction of getting accomplished it with my crew, of getting loved creating these characters who revealed 4 magnificent actors, Mariama Gueye, Jean Siuen, Younès Boucif and Elsa Guedj.”
We will likely be seeing extra of one of many major actors of Standing Up on Netflix, nonetheless. Younes Boucif who performs Nezir in Standing Up was just lately introduced to be among the many forged for the English-language Netflix film Lonely Planet.
How nicely did Standing Up carry out on Netflix?
The present notably failed to enter the highest 10 TV (Non-English) international high 10 which gives us with information on what number of hours have been seen.
We do have uncooked high 10 information to dig by means of which means that even in France, the present failed to realize traction within the high 10s.
The present managed to spend 20 days in Netflix France’s total high 10 and 26 days of their TV high 10.
Past Netflix France, the present solely spent a day within the high 10s in Belgium, Luxembourg, South Korea, and two days in Morocco earlier than dropping out for good.
Standing Up is one among various high-profile French-language sequence cancelations. Final yr, we noticed the cancelation of the big-budget sequence La Revolution.
For anybody following Netflix in 2022, you’ll know various excessive profile reveals and even films have confronted the axe as far as Netflix adjusts to its new actuality following depressed demand for its service and looking for the brand new regular. We’ll proceed to catalog all the Netflix cancelations in 2022 right here.
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