Horizon Zero Dawn series canceled – did you even remember it
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Horizon Zero Dawn series canceled – did you even remember it

Jul 04, 2024 10:18 AM

Netflix’s live-action adaptation of "Horizon Zero Dawn" has reportedly been canceled for now. The halt isn't due to creative differences but allegations of a toxic work environment involving showrunner Steve Blackman, known for "The Umbrella Academy." This decision impacts both Netflix, which seeks new flagship series, and PlayStation Productions, which is developing other video game adaptations. Despite this setback, the "Horizon" series remains significant to Sony, and a future revival of the project is possible.

What happened to the Horizon Zero Dawn TV series?

The "Horizon Zero Dawn" TV series was halted due to toxicity and retaliation allegations involving its showrunner, Steve Blackman.

"Horizon Zero Dawn" is a popular open-world action RPG developed by Guerrilla Games. Set in a post-apocalyptic world ruled by robotic creatures, players control Aloy, a skilled hunter uncovering the history and secrets of her world. Its sequel, "Horizon Forbidden West," continues the saga with expanded landscapes and complex narratives. Both games are noted for their immersive graphics and innovative gameplay.

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Mr. Bison Mr. Bison commented on: 2024-07-04 10:42:03
Man, that's a bummer to hear about the Horizon Zero Dawn series getting shelved, especially because it wasn't due to creative reasons but workplace issues with the showrunner. Hopefully, Sony and Netflix can get back on track because Aloy's world deserves a proper adaptation
Stimpy Stimpy commented on: 2024-07-04 10:36:02
Man, it’s a real bummer to see the Horizon Zero Dawn series hit a major roadblock, especially with such a beloved game at its core. Here's hoping that this issue gets resolved and we still get to see Aloy's adventures brought to life on screen in the future
Rolling R!ck Rolling R!ck commented on: 2024-07-04 10:24:03
Man, that’s a bummer about the Horizon Zero Dawn series hitting a wall, especially since it had so much potential with its stunning lore and world-building. Hopefully, they can sort out the behind-the-scenes drama and give us fans the adaptation we deserve in the future
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