Dead Day, from The Vampire Diaries co-creators Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec, has actually been cancelled by Peacock after being gotten for a complete series.
The Vampire Diaries co-creators Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec have actually simply had their most current series ditched by Peacock, despite the fact that it was currently gotten for a full-episode order. The series, entitled Dead Day, was going to be based upon the comics of the very same name byRyan Parrott The comic follows the titular event, which is the one day a year that the dead can go back to the world of the living to pursue their incomplete company. Dead Day encounters like a mix in between Día de Los Muertos and The Purge, as a few of the dead have company more wicked and frightening than others.
Per Deadline, Peacock has actually offered the ax to the Vampire Diaries duo’s Dead Day adjustment, which is no longer moving on. This news can be found in spite of the truth that the program was initially gotten straight-to-series, making Dead Day the most recent series to fall afoul of the scheduling shakeups that have actually been occurring at numerous streaming services in current months. Reportedly, Plec and Williamson are presently going shopping the series around at other networks.
Kevin Williamson Still Has a Future at Peacock
Although Peacock backed out on Dead Day, their relationship with Williamson has actually still flourished and is most likely to continue going on strong. Earlier this month, they solely launched the brand-new slasher Sick, which Williamson, who penned the initial 1996 Scream in addition to its follow up and 1997’s I Know What You Did Last Summer, co-wrote withKatelyn Crabb The movie, which was directed by John Hyams, followed 2 girls quarantining at a remote lake home throughout the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, just to discover their agrarian security shattered by the arrival of a knife-wielding killer.
Williamson likewise has at least another job associated Peacock in addition toSick It has actually currently been revealed that he will be penning an episode of their approaching Friday the 13th prequel series Crystal Lake, which was revealed in October 2022. The series, which will likewise include the return of initial Friday the 13th Final Girl Adrienne King, originates from Hannibal developer Bryan Fuller and is set to follow the origins of Jason Voorhees and his mom Pamela.
When Will Julie Plec Catch a Break?
Plec’s relationship with Peacock will likewise be continuing, as the Vampire Diaries co-creator is still connected to their approaching series Freeman in addition to other jobs presently in advancement. Hopefully among these brand-new series will advance, as Plec has actually collected a large fan base who have actually gotten more than their share of frustration just recently. The developer has actually had a run of misfortune, as Peacock has actually likewise canceled her brand-new YA adjustment Vampire Academy after one season, news that came simply a couple of months after The CW took the ax to her Vampire Diaries Universe spinoff Legacies.