Netflix has canceled yet another show just after its first season. Hilary Swank's sci-fi series “Away” is not getting a second season at the streamer. The announcement comes just a month after season one, which premiered on September 4.
“Away” stars Hilary Swank as astronaut Emma Green, who leads the first crewed expedition to Mars, called the Mars Joint Initiative. Its first season consisted of 10 episodes. The show has very decent ratings and was ranked no. 3 after Lucifer and Cobra Kai, according to Nielsen.
“Away” is set in the near future, a manned spacecraft is sent to Mars. For this high-stakes mission, a crew of elite astronauts is assembled from around the globe. They hail from the United States, Russia, China, India, and Great Britain. If all goes well, they will be away from the place they call home and the people they love for three years. During this time, their relationships both on Earth and in space will be tested, as they struggle to stay alive and stay on track in pursuit of humanity’s most important goal. The world will be watching.
Besides Swank, main cast members include Josh Charles, Vivian Wu, Mark Ivanir, Ato Essandoh, Ray Panthaki, and Talitha Bateman. Recurring cast members are Monique Gabriela Curnen, Michael Patrick Thornton, Martin Cummins, Gabrielle Rose, Brian Markinson, Fiona Fu, Nadia Hatta, Alessandro Juliani, Felicia Patti, Veena Sood, Anthony F. Ingram, Adam Irigoyen, Diana Bang, John Murphy, Derrick Su, and Olena Medwid.
We also reviewed the series after the season one premiere, you can read our review here.
“Away” was created by Andrew Hinderaker and executive produced by Katims and showrunner Jessica Goldberg. Matt Reeves, Hinderaker, Edward Zwick, Swank, Adam Kassan, and Jeni Mulein were also the executive producers.
Netflix has also recently canceled “GLOW,” “Teenage Bounty Hunters,” “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance,” “The Society” and “I Am Not Okay With This” after their first season.
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