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'Jekyll and Hyde' has been axed. The gory tea-time drama, which starred Tom Bateman, Richard E Grant and Natalie Gumede, has been dropped by ITV after just one series following more than 800 complaints about the show's explicit violence and horrific bloody scenes. Writer Charlie Higson took to his Twitter account to confirm the news, writing: ''Sad day today as ITV announce they don't want any more #JekyllandHyde Ah well, I tried. It was a grand adventure while it lasted. We had some great stories lined up for series 2 #JekyllandHyde. Thanks for all the messages of support #JekyllandHyde I'm »
[caption id="attachment_42011" align="aligncenter" width="590"] ITV Studios Presents: Jekyll And HYDEPictured: Tom Bateman as Jekyll and Hyde. Photographer: Steve Brown. Designer: Mark Jones. This image is the copyright of Ge and must only be used in relation to Jekyll and Hyde.[/caption]
ITV has cancelled its Jekyll and Hyde TV show, after just one season of ten episodes, leaving fans with no in-story closure. Today, creator Charlie Higson made the cancellation public on Twitter. Thus far, ITV has not commented publicly, on the status of Jekyll and Hyde.
Set in London, this 1930s period drama stars Tom Bateman as the grandson of the original Dr. Jekyll, as he tries to understand the awful legacy inherited from his grandfather. The cast also includes Donald Sumpter, Stephanie Hyam, Tom Rhys Harries, Natalie Gumede, Michael Karim, Richard E. Grant, Phil McKee, and Oliver Gilbert.
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2 items from 2016
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