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Stephen King anthology show Castle Rock is CANCELED one year after season two bowed on Hulu

Stephen King anthology show Castle Rock is CANCELED one year after season two bowed on Hulu

Castle Rock has been canceled just about one year after its second season aired on Hulu from October through December 2019.

The anthology show is set in the made-up town of Castle Rock, Maine which Stephen King has used as the setting for several pieces of fiction.

Now the program, which was produced by Warner Bros along with J.J. Abrams’ company Bad Robot, has come to an end, Variety reports.

Over: Castle Rock has been canceled just about one year after its second season aired on Hulu from October through December 2019

The latest season had a top-flight cast including Oscar winner Tim Robbins, Oscar nominee Barkhad Abdi and Mean Girls actress Lizzy Caplan.

Meanwhile the first season boasted such names as Oscar winner Sissy Spacek, Heavenly Creatures star Melanie Lynskey, Moonlight actor Andre Holland and Hollywood hunk Bill Skarsgard.

Recurring actors included Shameless heartthrob Noel Fisher, Urban Cowboy star Scott Glenn and Rory Culkin whose brother is Macaulay Culkin. 

The man himself: The anthology show is set in the made-up town of Castle Rock, Maine which Stephen King has used as the setting for several pieces of fiction; seen in 2017

The man himself: The anthology show is set in the made-up town of Castle Rock, Maine which Stephen King has used as the setting for several pieces of fiction; seen in 2017

Tim is no stranger to Stephen’s material as he famously starred in The Shawshank Redemption which is based on a novella by the author.

Meanwhile Bill recently played the murderous Pennywise The Clown in the latest two movies based on Stephen’s 1986 novel It.

Stephen, who is himself from Maine, named Castle Rock after a makeshift fortress from Lord Of The Flies and has set several of his works there.

Throwback: The first season of Castle Rock boasted such names as Oscar winner Sissy Spacek and Moonlight actor Andre Holland

Throwback: The first season of Castle Rock boasted such names as Oscar winner Sissy Spacek and Moonlight actor Andre Holland

After introducing the town to his hordes of fans in the 1979 novel The Dead Zone he went onto feature it in such books as Cujo.

His novellas Rita Hayworth And The Shawshank Redemption and The Body are set there as well as short stories including Gramma and Nona.

Stephen executive produced the Castle Rock TV show, which aired its first season on Hulu from July through September of 2018. 

Names: The latest season had a top-flight cast including Oscar winner Tim Robbins, Oscar nominee Barkhad Abdi and Mean Girls actress Lizzy Caplan (pictured)

Names: The latest season had a top-flight cast including Oscar winner Tim Robbins, Oscar nominee Barkhad Abdi and Mean Girls actress Lizzy Caplan (pictured)

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