manifest It was one of the most popular television series in the United States in recent years, but NBC decided to cancel it after its third season. For the luck of the production, the streaming service netflix acquired its rights to direct a final episode, the first part of which premiered this month. Throughout the history of the platform there have been exactly the same cases and here we bring you a small list of the most notable productions that have been canceled and then relaunched in the catalog.
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5- Stopped development
The first three seasons aired on the Fox network between 2003 and 2006, but the ratings they got didn’t matter, since they stopped having the program. Seven years later, Netflix has done its thing to pick up the story.
Distribution: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Alia Shawkay, Tony Hale, David Cross, Jeffrey Tambor and Jessica Walter, among others.
Ground: Comedy created by Mitchel Hurwitz in which a widower, a member of a family as rich as it is materialistic, must get used to living again with his manipulative parents and his pampered siblings, as well as the elitist and denatured world he hates so much.
4- The blacklist
Originally produced by NBC, but after season 6 they decided to cancel it. Netflix has taken care of the episodes of the seventh and final installment.
Distribution: James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Harry Lennix, Hisham Tawfiq, Amir Arison, Ryan Eggold, Mozhan Marno, Parminder Nagra.
Ground: The world’s most wanted criminal, Thomas Raymond Reddington (James Spader), mysteriously turns himself in and offers to turn in everyone who has ever collaborated with him. His only condition: he will only collaborate with Elisabeth Keen (Megan Boone), a new FBI agent, with whom he seems to have links that she does not know.
3- The Last Kingdom
The original network was BBC America, which was behind its first two seasons. From third to fourth, Netflix acquired its rights.
Distribution: Alexander Dreymon, David Dawson, Emily Cox, Rune Temte, Matthew Macfadyen, Rutger Hauer, Ian Hart, Tobias Santelmann, Peter Gantzler.
Ground: The Kingdom of Wessex was left alone under the reign of King Alfred the Great. Uhtred, orphaned son of a Saxon nobleman, is kidnapped by the Normans and raised as one of them. Thus, he is forced to choose between a kingdom that shares his ancestors and the people he is loyal to.
In Spain, Antena 3 had produced the first two parts of the first installment. Netflix has decided to buy back its rights to a fifth and final season.
Distribution: Álvaro Morte, Úrsula Corberó, Itziar Ituño, Alba Flores, Paco Tous, Najwa Nimri, Pedro Alonso, Miguel Herrán, Jaime Lorente
Ground: Sergio Marquina, aka El Profesor, has meticulously planned the theft of the Fábrica Nacional de la Moneda y Timbre since he was a child. With the help of a group of eight criminals, with fictitious names and masked faces, they intend to occupy the building for 11 days, in order to collect 2.4 billion euros.
The first three seasons were made by the Fox network, but they later canceled the project. Netflix picked up the story from the fourth episode.
Distribution: Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Kevin Alejandro, DB Woodside, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Scarlett Estevez, Rachael Harris, Aimee Garcia.
Ground: The series centers on Lucifer Morningstar (Tom Ellis), a beautiful and powerful angel who was cast out of heaven for treason. As a devil, he is bored and unhappy as a lord of hell for billions of years.
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