Perry Mason is canceled after two seasons, HBO issues explanation

HBO has officially decided not to renew its series adaptation PerryMason for a third season. The cancellation comes after more than a month since the conclusion of the second season of the eight-episode period drama directed by Matthew Rhys, which is currently available to stream on Max.

“We are extraordinarily grateful for the remarkable work of Matthew Rhys and the unsurpassed cast and crew of Perry Mason in their reimagining of such a cherished and storied franchise,” HBO said in a statement (via meeting). “While we will not be pushing another season of the series, we look forward to continuing to work with the brilliant creative minds at Team Downey on future projects.”

Who was involved with Perry Mason?

Based on the novel series by Erle Stanley Gardner, “Perry Mason” was written and produced by Jack Amiel and Michael Begler, who both served as showrunners. Rhys, Robert Downey Jr., Susan Downey, Joe Horacek and Regina Heyman served as executive producers.

It was led by Emmy winners Matthew Rhys, Juliet Rylance, Chris Chalk, Shea Whigham, Eric Lange and Justin Kirk. Season 2 also added Katherine Waterston (Fantastic Beasts), Hope Davis (Your Honor), Jon Chaffin (BMF), Fabrizio Guido (Mr. Iglesias), Peter Mendoza (NCIS), Onahoua Rodriguez (Veronica Mars), and Jee Young Han ( Bless the Harts).

“Months after the conclusion of the Dodson case, the scion of a powerful oil family is brutally murdered,” reads the season two synopsis. “When the DA goes to the city’s Hoovervilles to track down the most obvious suspect, Perry, Della and Paul find themselves at the center of a case that uncovers wide-ranging conspiracies and forces them to consider what it really means to be guilty.” be.”