Netflix pulls plug on thriller series Messiah after season one; actor Wil Traval says 'it's a very sad day'
Los Angeles: Netflix has decided to cancel its thriller series Messiah after just one season.
The 10-episode series premiered on the streamer's platform on 1 January. It was mostly panned by critics.
The news of the show's cancellation was shared by actor Wil Traval on Instagram.
"It's a very sad day today. I have just received news from Netflix that there will be no season two of ''Messiah''. I wanted to say to all the fans thank you for your support and love. I wish things were different," the actor wrote.
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It’s a very sad day today. I have just received news from Netflix that there will be no season 2 of #messiah I wanted to say to all the fans thank you for your support and love. I wish things were different. #noseasontwo #messiahnetflix #cancelled #devestated #tellthemno #netflix
Created by Michael Petroni, the show details the world's reaction to a man (Mehdi Dehbi) who emerges from the Middle East creating a groundswell of followers who claim he is sent from God.
Other people question whether he is what they say he is or rather a dangerous fraud bent on dismantling the world's geopolitical order, causing civil havoc as he beguiles the world's media and its audience.
The show also featured actors Michelle Monaghan, Tomer Sisley, John Ortiz, Jane Adams, Melinda Page Hamilton, Dermot Mulroney, and Beau Bridges.
Updated Date: Mar 27, 2020 16:44:35 IST
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