Streaming platform Hulu has cancelled the psychological horror series ‘Castle Rock’ after its second season. The Stephen King-inspired anthology series, created by Sam Shaw and Dustin Thomason.
The show is an anthology series based upon the works of prolific horror writer Stephen King and set in the titular town that appears in many of his stories. It also features characters from several of his novels, including ‘Needful Things’ Alan Pangborn and Misery’s Annie Wilkes. The news of Castle Rock’s cancellation arrives via TVLine, although a specific reason is yet to be revealed.
The second season was wrapped by Dec. 11, 2019, starring Lizzy Caplan as a young Annie Wilkes as the psychopath from King’s famous novel Misery.
Still, the King fans the future remains bright – CBS All Access’ adaptation of his iconic novel The Stand is on the horizon, short story Throttle is co-written by his son Joe Hill will be turned into a feature-length TV film by HBO Max, and If It Bleeds entry Mr Harrigan’s Phone is getting the big-screen treatment from American Horror Story mastermind Ryan Murphy.
Stephen king produced the series along with JJ. Abrams and his Bad Robot banner. It was from Warner Bros. TV and Dustin Thomason and Sam Shaw served as showrunners.