‘One Of Us Is Lying’ & ‘Vampire Academy’ Cancelled At Peacock – Deadline

special: A pair of YA drama series ending on Peacock.

The NBCU streamer was canceled One of us is lying and Vampire Academy.

One of us is lying It ran for two seasons, while The Vampire Academy, which comes from Julie Plec, ended after one.

Deadline understands that executives at Peacock were creatively happy with both shows but they didn’t find the audience necessary to justify another season.

One of us is lying, which is based on the novel by Karen M. McManus, debuted in October 2021 and was the first Peacock pilot to go to series. It was renewed earlier this year for a second season to air in October 2022.

Vampire Academy It was given a straight-to-series order in May 2021 and premiered in September 2022.

Both shows come from Universal Studios Group.

One of us is lyingFrom UCP, it follows what happens when five high school students go into custody and only four survive. Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something to hide.

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Annalisa Cochran (Addie), Chibukim Ochs (Cooper), Marianlee Tejada (Bronin), Cooper Van Grotel (Nate), Barrett Carnahan (Jack), Mark McKenna (Simon), Melissa Collazo (Maio), and Jessica McLeod (Johnny). the star

The first season solved the mystery of Simon’s death and the second season picks up after the end of the first season instead of following McManus’ sequel novel, One of Us Is Next, which is set a year later.

Erica Saleh, who adapted the novel and wrote the pilot script for the series, serves as showrunner for the second season, replacing Elite co-creator Dario Madrona, who will serve as an executive producer on the show. stay in The series is also executive produced by John Saatchi and Matt Grosch of 5 More Minutes, who created the pilot, along with Saleh, John Oxenberg, Molly Nussbaum and Bill Johnson.

The show airs as a Netflix exclusive in a number of international markets, including the UK, India, South Korea, Brazil and Japan.

UCP is exploring other options to continue the series.

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Vampire Academy Comes from Julie Plec and Marguerite McIntyre, and is based on the Rachel Mead book series.

Written by McIntyre Vampire Academy Set in a world of privilege and glamour, where the friendship of two young women transcends their incredibly different classes as they prepare to complete their studies and enter the royal vampire society. This serialized and sexy drama combines the beauty of classic romance and the supernatural wonder of the vampire genre.

The cast includes Sissy Stringer, Daniella Neves, Kieron Moore, Andre Dae Kim, Jay August Richards, Anita Joy Awajah, Mia McKenna-Bruce, Ryan Blundell, Jonetta Keyser and Andrew Liner.

Plec and MacIntyre executive produce the Peacock series alongside Emily Cummins, Dan Murphy, Susan Montford, Deepak Nair and Jillian Defferen. Bill Woodruff directs the pilot. Additional series directors are Plec, Luis Prieto, Jesse Warn, Erica Dunton and Geoff Shotz.

Vampire AcademyProduced by Universal Television, a division of Universal Studios Group. It also did well internationally, selling to over 100 territories worldwide. Likewise, the studio is exploring other options to continue the show.

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The cancellation isn’t a huge surprise and comes as the streamer moves into the next phase of development.

Peacock has a hot month to begin with best man which is thought to have worked well for the network and the Ryan Johnson case-of-the-week mystery series poker face Starring Natasha Lyonne. It also started a pretty weird streak Paul T. Goldman

Plec is already developing her next project at Peacock. he and he Vampire AcademyAdam Stark co-executive produced Freeman a mystery drama series set in a small, charming town in Georgia, on Steamer after NBCU’s Steamer project won a competitive battle.

Steamer also recently ordered a contemporary horror thriller based on Robert McCammon StingerFrom author Ian McCulloch (yellow stone ), Atomic Monster James Wan (the conjuring Universe) and UCP, has other upcoming titles viz Based on a true story Kelly Coco and the stars Mrs. DavisFrom Damon Lindelof and Tara Hernandez.


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