Rosario Dawson‘s “Briarpatch” has been cancelled after only one season at USA Network. The anthology series showrunner, Andy Greenwald confirmed the news on twitter. The 10-episode first season was released back in April.
— Andy Greenwald (@andygreenwald) July 17, 2020
Andy expressed her grief over the shoes’ cancellation. This came unexpectedly to them. They already had an amazing story planned for season 2 and the writers and crew were all ready for another round.
Andy hinted that the show can potentially be revived by any other platform, but it entirely depends on the views and fans the first season can gather.Briarpatch
Briarpatch: So, what’s the story all about?
Ross Thomas book of the same name inspired the first season. The story revolves around Allegra Dill (Dawson), who is a dogged investigator returning to her border-town Texas home after her sister is murdered. She starts searching for her sister’s killer and decides to do justice. But there a much greater picture here than what meets the eye. She soon finds herself entangled in politics and decides to bring her corrupt hometown to its knees. Jay R. Ferguson, Brian Geraghty, and Edi Gathegi also star in the film.
“Briarpatch” received positive feedback from everyone that watched but. But it failed to reach the larger audience which eventually led to its cancellation. Season 1 averaged just under 500,000 Live+Same Day viewers.
“Mr Robot” creator Sam Esmail and Andy together adapted “Briarpatch” for television via Esmail Corp and Anonymous Content’s Chad Hamilton.Briarpatch
Furthermore, Andy revealed that he has signed a new deal with the show’s producer UCP and teased that he already “a bunch of pots on a number of burners.”
Ana Lily Amirpour is the director of the pilot and she also served as an executive producer. Dawson served as producer in addition to starring. UCP and Paramount Television produced the series.
The show is really good and has received good feedback from all those who have watched it. It’s full of mystery and twists and turns at every point. So if you are a murder mystery fan, so watch it!
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