Sometimes, Netflix makes the controversial decision to cancel some of its beloved shows - and that has sadly been the case with The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, which is officially getting the ax. And of course, following the announcement, fans are furious.
But it's not all bad! The final installment is set to hit the streaming service in December...
Netflix is home to a plethora of binge-worthy smash hits.Over the last few years, the streaming giant has produced some of the best original content for us TV-hungry folk to get our teeth into.
There's nothing better than a good old binge-watching session.Kicking back, relaxing and switching on your favorite show. What could be better?
The choices are endless...From true crime to romance, there’s really something for everyone.
But there are a handful of standouts that have garnered significant acclaim...
via: imdbThe streaming giant has dropped some major smash hits including the likes of Orange is The New Black, The Crown, and Grace and Frankie.
And, of course, we can't forget Stranger Things.
via: imdbThe hit sci-fi series held the title for the most-watched TV series on the streaming platform last year.
But, it's no secret that as quick as content hits the platform, things are taken off.And in some cases, the streaming giant will make the big decision to cancel some of its series.
Sadly, this has been the case with hit series, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.
via: imdbYep, we can't quite believe that we're writing this, but it seems the streaming giant is pulling the plug on the hit spooky series. Keep scrolling for all the details, because everyone is raising the same point...
The show, based on the Archie comics, has aired 2 seasons so far, split into 3 parts.
via: imdbOf course, we all remember the original teen comedy Sabrina The Teenage Witch, but the recent The Chilling Adventures Sabrina gave the franchise a spooky makeover.
So instead of just being a plucky blonde student with a cute boyfriend and talking cat...Sabrina is now also a wielder of the black arts and a devoted worshipper of the devil.
As you've probably guessed, the dark coming-of-age story centers on a slightly different half "mortal" half-witch, Sabrina Spellman.
via: imdbIn the reimagined origin story, Sabrina wrestles to reconcile her dual nature, while standing against the evil forces that threaten her, her family, and the world in which us humans inhabit.
The show was an instant success.
via: imdbAfter airing in October 2018, the show became an immediate success, earning a respectable eighty-four percent rating on the infamously tough Rotten Tomatoes.
Some elements of the show, in particular, caught the eye of critics.
via: imdbMany critics and fans praising it for its strong female characters, diversity, and its admiration and respect for the horror genre.
Of course, it's insane popularity meant we got a third installment (part 1 of season 2) just this year...And once again, fans lapped it up.
In spite of its sizeable fanbase, it looks like the end is in sight for the beloved show.Netflix has made the risky decision to cancel it.
The announcement was made by the show's Twitter page.
It all comes down to one last Chilling Adventure. Our final chapter is coming later this year. Coven forever. 🖤 https://t.co/T0jkwAc1wJ— Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (@Chilling Adventures of Sabrina)1594255942.0
The final 8 episodes of the series (dubbed as part 4) are expected to debut on the platform later this year...
via: imdbWith what Netflix hails "a spooky, sexy, and supernatural series finale."
Over the course of Part 4’s eight episodes, The Eldritch Terrors will descend upon Greendale.
via: imdbThe infamous coven must fend off each horrifying threat (The Weird, The Returned, The Darkness, just to name a few), all leading up to The Void, which is the "End of All Things." Sounds cheery, right?
Showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa released a statement about the news of the axing.
via: imdb“Working on Chilling Adventures of Sabrina has been an incredible honor from Day One. “The cast, beginning with Kiernan as everyone’s favorite teen witch, has been an absolute joy. I am beyond thankful to the crew, writers, editors, assistants, and everyone for pouring so much love into this dark dream of a show. I’m also grateful to our partners at Netflix, Warner Bros., Berlanti Television, and Archie Comics for letting us tell the story we wanted to tell, the way we wanted to tell it. We can’t wait for everyone to see Part Four."
Of course, fans are devastated.
@sabrinanetflix final chapter???? oh my satan. i need more chapters... 😔— vinicius•sra.grey💫🌹 (@vinicius•sra.grey💫🌹)1594256544.0
People are not ready to kiss their favorite coven goodbye...
@sabrinanetflix WE DONT WANT A FINAL WE WANT MORE AND KEEP IT COMING— Benjamin Stacey🎆 (@Benjamin Stacey🎆)1594255966.0
This just truly sums up 2020.
@sabrinanetflix This year is truly cursed 😑— beardyderp - #BLM (@beardyderp - #BLM)1594256185.0
In fact, a petition has now been set up to save the show...
@sabrinanetflix @netflix Please don’t do this to us! CAOS is such an amazing show with so many incredible character… https://t.co/JoFy508RPm— Chelsea Rose (@Chelsea Rose)1594264111.0
Many are now raising this point.
@getawaygomezzz @sabrinanetflix and Sabrina is not even three seasons in smdh This is an injustice to all CAOS fans— • zaniah • (@• zaniah •)1594257672.0
In fact, so many people were saying the same thing...
@sabrinanetflix Can we cancel riverdale and get an extra season?— Benjamin Stacey🎆 (@Benjamin Stacey🎆)1594255978.0
But, in spite of the protests, it's been confirmed this will be the final season.
Two very exciting things in one announcement: 1) new CAOS 2) the end of 2020— Netflix UK & Ireland (@Netflix UK & Ireland)1603721124.0