The streamer has officially pulled the plug on its first African original series, Queen Sono, despite previously picking up a second season.
South African news outlet Channel24 has revealed the cancellation comes due to production challenges brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
“We’ve made the difficult decision not to move forward with season 2 of Queen Sono,” Netflix said in a statement.
“A huge thank you to our fans across the world for the love shared for our first African Original series.
“Netflix is also grateful to the… cast and crew for their stellar efforts in creating this show for our members around the world,” the statement continued.
“We’ll continue to work closely with South Africa’s creative industry to keep producing more compelling ‘Made-in-South Africa’ stories.”
Series creator Kagiso Lediga also released a statement, which read: “We wrote a beautiful story that