FX Cancels “Kindred” After Only One Season

According to The Hollywood Reporter, FX will not be moving forward with a second season of Kindred.

What's Happening:

  • Kindred will not be moving forward at FX which is a drama based on Octavia E. Butler’s 1979 novel about a young black woman who is pulled back and forth in time.
  • It is expected for showrunner Branden Jacobs-Jenkins to shop the drama from FX Productions as he envisioned a multiple-season run for the series.
  • The first season debuted on December 13, premiering all eight episodes and starring Mallori Johnson. Micah Stock, Ryan Kwanten, and Gayle Rankin were among the other cast members.
  • This drama was exclusively on Hulu and had a 70% score among critics on Rotten Tomatoes and a 51% rating among viewers.

Kindred Synopsis:

  • A young black woman and aspiring writer has uprooted her life of familial obligation and relocated to Los Angeles.
  • Before she can settle into her new home, she finds herself being violently pulled back and forth in time.
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