It turns out that The First won’t have a second season on Hulu. The TV show has been cancelled after one year of eight episodes. Deadline confirmed the cancellation.
A British-American Hulu drama, The First stars Sean Penn, Natascha McElhone, LisaGay Hamilton, Hannah Ware, Keiko Agena, Rey Lucas, James Ransone, Anna Jacoby-Heron, Melissa George, Brian Lee Franklin, and Oded Fehr. The story centers on an astronaut crew attempting to be the first humans on Mars, as well as the families they’ll leave behind.
Written by Beau Willimon and executive produced by Willimon and his producing partner Jordan Tappis, the show is owned and produced by Westward Productions (founded by Willimon and Tappis) and co-financed by Hulu, Channel 4, and IMG.
What do you think? Did you like The First TV show? Are you sorry that it’s been cancelled? Would you have watched season two?