The creator of Paramount+ Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies has responded to the news that the show has been canceled and will be removed from the platform.
The Paramount Global streaming service announced Friday that the prequel series to the classic 1978 film Fat it had been canceled after its finale debuted on June 1, and the first season was also removed from Paramount+ the next week. Star Trek: Prodigy, queen of the universe and the rebirth of The game it will also be removed from the streamer.
pink ladies creator Annabel Oakes took to her Instagram Stories on Friday and confirmed that her show will not be back. “In a particularly brutal move, he will also be removed from @paramountplus below and unless he finds a new home, she won’t be able to see him anywhere anymore,” she wrote Oakes. “The cast, my creative partners and I are devastated by the complete erasure of our show.”
Oakes thanked “our beautiful fans” and added that the show’s music will live on, despite the removal. “I have loved your art, your tik toks, and even and especially your wild fanfic and your ships,” he continued. “The first thing we would love is for you to watch the show before it ends.”
Before Showtime joins the platform on Tuesday, Paramount+ becomes the latest streaming service to announce the removal of projects due to financial reasons.
Disney recently took a $1.5 billion tax deduction after removing more than 70 titles from Disney+ and Hulu, while Warner Bros. Discovery signed licensing deals with ad-supported free channels earlier this year for its previously removed shows. including Western world and raised by wolves.