June will be remembered as one of the most devastating months for TV fans who subscribe to Netflix. The streaming service has lost some popular sitcoms in the past, with shows like Friends and Office heading to other digital homes, but this month Netflix is also saying goodbye to some iconic dramas. the fuzzy area and the beloved of David Lynch Twin peaks the series both leave Netflix at the end of the month, but the first big departure actually happens on Friday night. The three seasons of Annibal will be gone from Netflix’s lineup when Saturday rolls around.
Annibal only lasted three seasons on NBC, but received critical acclaim for its entire broadcast and became an instant cult classic by the time it ended. There is a strong, dedicated Annibal follow there, and fans have never stopped pushing for the series to get a fourth season. It was hoped that Netflix would be able to help facilitate this after it was announced that the series was coming to its roster.
There was so much hype around Annibalthe arrival of Netflix in 2020. Although it is available on Prime Video, Annibal Coming to Netflix meant even more fans and potentially a chance to do more episodes. This obviously didn’t work, as Hannibal will no longer be available to stream on the service starting Saturday.
Annibal starred Mads Mikkelsen as the titular serial killer and Hugh Dancy as Will Graham. Everyone who worked on the show, including the two stars and creator Bryan Fuller, wanted to return to NBC for a final season, but the network chose not to bring it back.
“The work itself was brutal because we had long hours, with scripts coming in late,” Mikkelsen said. Vulture earlier this year. “It’s television, and what we were doing was elaborate. The lyrics were high IQ texts. The monologues or dialogues were always about fine art, music. You had to learn Japanese, Hungarian and words you had never heard before. And you had to do it within two hours because it all happened so late. That said, I would love to go back. Everyone wants to go back, and if there is that a season and that we are sure of it [creator Bryan Fuller] can end it in a fitting, surprising and breathtaking way. “
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