Comedy collection “Minx” will get one other likelihood with viewers a month after its run was abruptly, and unexpectedly, lower quick at HBO Max.
Starz introduced Thursday that it is going to be the brand new residence for the comedy from author and government producer Ellen Rapoport, and premiere its sophomore season. “Minx” debuted on HBO Max in March and follows an adult-entertainment writer (Jake Johnson) who groups up with a younger feminist (Ophelia Lovibond) to supply the primary pornographic journal catering to ladies.
“We have always felt this show would be a perfect fit for our brand with our dedication to narratives by, about and for women,” Jeffrey Hirsch, Starz‘s president and CEO, said in a press release Thursday.
In the same release, Rapoport said she’s “absolutely thrilled” to proceed the collection, which HBO Max renewed for a second season in Could earlier than pulling the plug in December, at Starz.
“We’ve found the perfect home,” she stated. “Our writers, cast and crew have created something truly special in Season 2, and I can’t wait for everyone to see it.”
Starz’s “Minx” rescue could also be a pleasant shock for followers of the Seventies-set comedy, however the transfer was already within the works moments after the present’s cancellation.
Lionsgate TV, which is the studio behind the collection, deliberate to buy the collection to a different platform, Deadline reported.
In December, Johnson stated in an Instagram submit that he’s “hearing S1 & S2 (and hopefully S3) will find a new home.”
“The question is where,” he added.
Equally, Rapaport shared her personal optimism for the collection on social media. In a since-deleted Instagram story, the showrunner channeled a beloved “Mean Girls” line to touch upon the HBO Max state of affairs.
“Get in loser, we’re going to a new streamer,” she captioned the story.
Now that the transfer to Starz is official, a few of the forged members expressed their pleasure in an Instagram video posted to Lionsgate TV’s web page.
“Thank you to the fans for all of the love and support,” stated Lovibond.
“We never finish early,” stated Johnson. “Minx is back, and we’ve got a new home.”
Jessica Lowe, Idara Victor and Oscar Montoya had been additionally featured within the video announcement.
See how followers on Twitter are celebrating the “Minx” information beneath: