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Netflix decides to cancel its original series 1899


“Millions of fans will be disappointed”, regret the two creators of the fiction put online in November 2022 on the streaming platform.

Austere, theatrical and complex, the 1899

High Seas Camera

recounted the crossing of migrants sailing towards the new world.

Unexplained deaths tilted the series towards the paranormal, a genre cherished by the two creators Baran Bo Odar and Jantje Friese.

Both took to Instagram on Jan. 2 to share some unpleasant news: The series won't have a sequel on



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“It is with a heavy heart that we must tell you that


will not be renewed

,” reads Instagram.

We would have loved to continue this exceptional journey in a second and then third season, as we did with



Phenomenon in 2017, the


series had then imposed the two creators as the Christopher Nolan of the small screen.

Accusation of plagiarism


, they continue,

things don't happen as you planned.

That's life.

We know this will disappoint millions of fans.

But we want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for being part of this wonderful adventure.”

Some fans, the diehards, reacted instantly on social networks, considering organizing crowdfunding or asking competing platforms to take over the project.

This is not Netflix's first cancellation with the 2022 shutdown of



Warrior Nun


The Midnight Club



that of

1899 also have to do with the accusations of plagiarism formulated by a designer against the series?

Last month, Brazilian comics author Mary Cagnin listed similarities with one of her books.

The creators had not then reacted publicly.

Source: lefigaro

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