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On Intruders, a former Lapd detective (John Simm) investigates strange occurences which lead him to a secret society whose members seek immortality by taking over the bodies of others. The rest of the cast includes Mira Sorvino, Tory Kittles, James Frain, and Millie Brown.
Executive producer Glen Morgan broke the news of the cancellation on Twitter and wrote, "Well, Reverti, this life is over. Intruders will live only in 8 episodes. We can't thank those that supported us enough... #Intruders such an intelligent audience willing to be challenged and face tough questions. Hope we will all be triggered in 9 years. What goes around, comes around. #Intruders. Thank you! 9!"
The show, which starred John Simm and Mira Sorvino, had completed its first season run of eight episodes. Based on the novel The Intruders by Michael Marshall Smith, there were plans for more episodes, but they've come to nought.
The news of the show's demise was Tweeted by its showrunner and lead writer, Glen Morgan....
Well, Reverti, this life is over. Intruders will live only in 8 episodes. We can't thank those that supported us enough... (more)
— Glen Morgan (@GlenMrgn) February 27, 2015
Season one of the show didn't set ratings alight in either the UK or the Us, and its dark subject matter always meant it was facing an uphill battle. It's available on DVD now. »
Intruders has been cancelled by the BBC.
Morgan tweeted: "Well, Reverti, this life is over. Intruders will live only in 8 episodes. We can't thank those that supported us enough..."
Meanwhile, author Michael Marshall Smith - who wrote the book the series was adapted from - praised Morgan and his team for the 'brilliant' job they did on the series.
He wrote: "It was never a given there would be more - though we did discuss ideas for future arcs - and for a variety of reasons the first season had to out-perform the norm in order to continue. Unfortunately it did not. »
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4 items from 2015
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