The expected happened: Santa Clarita Diet was canceled by Netflix.
The announcement was made by the streaming platform on Friday (26): “The world has never known a ‘zom-com’ until Santa Clarita Diet, and we owe the creator Victor Fresco for bringing this idea to Netflix. To your credit without Finally, the incredible Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant were totally entertaining, with an unusual comedy flair that brought Sheila and Joel Hammond to vibrant life, despite the fact that one of them was undead. We are grateful to Victor, Drew, and Timothy, along with executive producers Tracy Katsky, Aaron Kaplan, Chris Miller and Ember Truesdell and the fantastic cast, including Liv Hewson and Skyler Gisondo, and the team for three hilarious seasons for Netflix members to discover in the coming years. “
Tracy Katsky, producer, also comments: “Like our audience, we went headlong into Sheila and Joel. Their relationship, in the face of incredible adversity, was inspiring to write and see. Mostly, they were funny, which in a comedy it’s important. Working with Drew and Tim, along with the immensely talented Liv and Skyler, was a joy and a once-in-a-lifetime experience. “
She continues: “Netflix liked this strange show and for that, we will always be grateful. They supported us, were always positive and appreciated our work. Until midday today. Still, they were just a phone call away. to be a perfect studio. It’s not bad, it’s all over, it’s a fact. And so it’s over. Sheila and Joel would continue for another 10,000 years. “
The plot touched the curious couple Joel (Timothy Olyphant) and Sheila (Drew Barrymore), from Santa Clarita, who work together at a real estate broker. The peaceful life gives way to a disgusting adventure when Sheila discovers that she has become a zombie and, in order to survive, she needs to feed on human flesh – but how to kill someone to feed without raising the suspicion of her neighbors?
The series debuted on the streaming platform in February 2017 and had three seasons, the most recent being released last month, on March 29.
Read more about Santa Clarita Diet at Cinema10.