There will not be a fourth season for Netflix's dark comedy series Santa Clarita Diet, as the streaming giant wanted to break off the series with Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant , The news comes almost a month after the release of the third season of the show on March 29th.
Santa Clarita Diet is the latest Netflix series to be canceled after three seasons. After the story of Deadline, which dealt with the trend, fans of the show started a #SaveSantaClaritaDiet Twitter campaign, which gathered for a renewal of the fourth season. As with the recently failed Netflix comedy series One Day at a Time, even after three seasons, the refusal for Santa Clarita Diet after a very strong season, which scored at Rotten Tomatoes 1
The Barrymore Olyphant star also developed a dedicated fanbase, and while Netflix does not publish rating data, its third season last month appeared in several top 10 binge / streaming rankings.
Santa Clarita Diet, designed by television veteran Victor Fresco, followed the spouses of Sheila (Barrymore) and Joel (Olyphant) Hammond, who with his teenage daughter Abby (Liv Hewson) unexpectedly dissatisfied living in the suburb of Santa Clarita until Sheila underwent a dramatic change that brought her life on the path of death and destruction – but in a good way. The core of the series was Skyler Gisondo as a neighbor of Eric Hammonds, Eric.
Fresco, who served as a showrunner, worked with Barrymore on her Flower Films banner, Olyphant, Aaron Kaplan of Capital Entertainment, Tracy Katsky of KatCo, and Flower Films' Chris Miller and Ember Truesdell. Flower Films' Nancy Juvonen was a producer. The studio was Netflix.
"The world had never known a" zom-com "until Santa Clarita Diet, and we owe it to inventor Victor Fresco to bring this idea to Netflix," the Internet network said in a statement. "To their infinite merit, the incredible Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant were absolutely wild, with an eerie comedy that brought Sheila and Joel Hammond to life, though one of them was undead. We are grateful to Victor, Drew and Timothy, along with fellow executive producers Tracy Katsky, Aaron Kaplan, Chris Miller and Ember Truesdell, and the terrific cast members, including Liv Hewson and Skyler Gisondo, as well as the crew for three fun seasons for Netflix members For years to come.
Executive producers of Santa Clarita Diet also made a statement. With them, creators Fresco and Katsky, who were instrumental in the development of the series, thanked the cast and (mostly) (Netflix). The duo called the dark humor of the show with a funny jab at the cancellation of the streaming series, revealing that they were called today at noon.
Like our audience, we were with Sheila and Joel All-In. Their relationship with incredible adversity was inspiring to write and watch. Mostly they were funny. What's important in a comedy: Working with Drew and Tim and the hugely talented Liv and Skyler was a joy and a one-time experience.