The River‘s hopes of surfacing at Netflix appear to have sunk, according to the latest reports.
The paranormal series was recently canceled by ABC after one 8-episode season, due to ‘disappointing’ ratings. Prior to official cancelation, the show was courted by Netflix as part of their serialized content building strategy, but the waters have become worryingly still.
Now, according to Deadline, the streaming giant has “passed” on the opportunity to make The River Season 2 — a move that would have been fascinating given the potential opportunities that their digital platform could provide long-form content.
While The River never really hooked this particular seriablogger, it certainly brought something a little different to the table and it would have been interesting to see a fully serialized continiuation of the series. Who knows what Season 2 would have brought?