Like practically every week, streaming platforms launch new series and also announce the cancellation of those that are not working as well as they would like. HBO Max in particular is gaining fame for its hasty cancellationsand the last title to be affected by it has been the science fiction series Avenue 5.
Avenue 5 premiered its first season on HBO Max in January 2020, and later they were able to continue working on it to bring us their second season last October 2022. However, here the adventures of Ryan Clark and his crew end.
HBO Max cancels Avenue 5 after its second season
Scottish director Armando Iannucci, known for films like Stalin’s death (2017) y The incredible story of David Copperfield (2019), one of the series Veep (2012), decided to try his luck with a special adventure starring Hugh Laurie.
Avenue 5 gave its name to the series and also to the enormous space cruise on vacation in which the action took place. Leading the cast we found Hugh Laurielike the captain Ryan Clarkwho had to maintain order on the ship after it suffered an accident.
series of HBO Max mixed comedy, science fictionny space adventure, making it seem like a cocktail between Lost in Space, Star Trek Discovery, Vacation at Sea and Titanic.
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Armando Iannucci could do the first two seasons of Avenue 5but HBO Max will not let him continue with a third after the cancellation of the series. Is there hope for us to see his return?
In principle it is unlikely that we will see the third season of Avenue 5 on other streaming platforms, because Armando Iannucci is already working together with Sam Mendes on another comedy series for HBO Max, titled The Franchise.