FX’s Vampire Show “What We Do in the Shadows” Renewed for Second Season
FX has renewed the vampire show “What We Do in the Shadows” for a second season. The current season of the show still has four more episodes to air. The second season will premiere on FX in 2020.
— What We Do In The Shadows (@theshadowsfx) May 7, 2019
FX Is Celebrating The Success Of The Series
The FX president of original programming, Nick Grad, said on the news:
“Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, and Paul Simms have more than delivered on the high expectations of Shadows fans by adapting the cult classic for television and building a passionate base of new and returning fans,”
The movie turned Vampire TV Series will air its second season of the ten-episode show. The cast will include actors like Matt Berry, Natasia Demetriou, Kayvan Novak, Mark Proksch, and Harvey Guillén. The series has ranked in the top five cable comedy series of 2019. Moreover, the ghostly show gained 2.81M global viewers.
Season two of the spooky mockumentary will continue to showcase what’s like for vampires to deal with daily issues in today’s world.
The Exec further commented with a thankful statement
“We also want to thank the rest of the creative team, including Scott Rudin, Garrett Basch, and Eli Bush, and the incredible cast and crew for delivering such a fun and original series, and we look forward to working with them all on season two.”
The Critical Responses On Season 1
Rotten tomatoes, stated that the series has an approval rating of 95%. The website’s critical consensus reads,
“Delightfully absurd and ridiculously fun, What We Do in the Shadows expands on the film’s vampiric lore and finds a fresh perspective in its charming, off-kilter cast to create a mockumentary series worth sinking your teeth into.”
What We Do In The Shadows, The Film
The current series is actually based on the 2014 New Zealand film of the same name. It’s also about a group of four vampires sharing an apartment. The horror comedy film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2014. Later, Madman Entertainment released it for the public in August of 2014. The film was a big hit; earning $6.9 million on a $1.6 million budget. A sequel to the film was once in development, but, halted due to some production conflicts. But, we got an American TV series instead.
— What We Do In The Shadows (@theshadowsfx) February 4, 2019