As damaged by Deadline, Apple TV+ has opted to tug the plug on Metropolis on Hearth after a single, eight-episode season. Information of the present’s cancellation comes a few month and a half after Season 1 wrapped up in mid June. Deadline studies that Metropolis on Hearth wasn’t fairly the hit Apple TV+ had hoped for, particularly when in comparison with a few of the streamer’s different latest choices.
Metropolis on Hearth relies on the 2015 novel of the identical identify by Garth Danger Hallberg. To that finish, the present’s first and solely season covers the complete arc of the ebook. So, it didn’t go away viewers on a cliffhanger in that respect. Nonetheless, Apple TV+ ordered the difference as a drama sequence, not a restricted sequence. Moreover, the present did plant seeds for a possible second season in its finale. Notably, the live-action sequence persevering with the story past what’s within the ebook wouldn’t have been unprecedented. (A latest instance of a tv adaptation doing simply that’s Prime Video’s Good Omens.)
What’s Metropolis on Hearth About?
Created for TV by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, Metropolis on Hearth premiered on Apple TV+ this previous Might. An official synopsis reads as follows: “A university pupil [Samantha Yeung, played by Chase Sui Wonders] is shot in Central Park on July 4, 2003. The investigation connects a sequence of mysterious citywide fires, the downtown music scene, and a rich uptown actual property household fraying beneath the pressure of the various secrets and techniques they hold.”
Along with Wonders, Metropolis on Hearth stars Wyatt Oleff, Jemima Kirke, Nico Tortorella, Ashley Zukerman, Xavier Clyde, Max Milner, Alexandra Doke, Omid Abtahi, Kathleen Munroe, John Cameron Mitchell, Alexander Pineiro, and Michael Tow. The aforementioned Schwartz and Savage wrote all eight episodes of the sequence. Jesse Peretz, Haifaa al-Mansour, and Liz Garbus served as administrators.
Metropolis on Hearth Season 1 is presently streaming on Apple TV+.