DC Universe canceled its new original series, “Swamp Thing,” last week after airing just one episode, despite positive reactions from both critics and fans.
Sources close to the production who spoke to Business Insider described being shocked by the show’s cancellation, and said the set was buzzing with anticipation for more episodes.
A source involved in the production said there was chatter on set that WarnerMedia was considering folding DC Universe into its own upcoming streaming platform, which will also include HBO and Cinemax.
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DC Universe’s latest original series, “Swamp Thing,” was abruptly canceled on Thursday with no explanation, despite positive reactions from critics and fans alike. The series had only aired one episode on the streaming platform, which launched in September, and episode two became available on Friday.
Seven people close to the production, who wished to remain anonymous, told Business Insider they were shocked by the news that “Swamp Thing” was canceled.
The James Wan-produced horror show, based on the DC comic book, has a 92% critic score on Rotten Tomatoes, and “#SaveSwampThing” immediately began trending on Twitter after the series was canceled.
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