Streaming community Hulu’s TV present The First, which starred Sean Penn as an astronaut attempting to go to Mars, has been canceled after one season. Created by House of Cards creator Beau Willimon, The First marked Senn’s first time as an everyday on a TV present. The Hollywood Reporter was alongside the information websites to verify the present’s cancellation.
It’s simply the most recent cancellation from Hulu, because the community lately axed comic Sarah Silverman’s present, I Love You, America, additionally solely after one season.
Hulu, like Netflix, doesn’t launch viewership figures for its authentic content material, so we do not understand how nicely The First carried out. What’s clear, nevertheless, is that the scores weren’t ok to maintain the present going for a second season.
The First premiered on Hulu in September. It additionally stars Natascha McElhone (Californication), LisaGay Hamilton (True Crime), and Hannah Ware (Hitman: Agent 47).
While The First could also be canceled, Hulu nonetheless has numerous different high-profile authentic reveals together with The Handmaid’s Tale, Future Man, and Veronica Mars.