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Michelle Yeoh’s Netflix show canceled after one season

Michelle Yeoh’s Netflix series The Brothers Sun has been canceled after just one season (via Variety).

The crime drama is set in Southern California’s San Gabriel Valley and revolves around Taiwanese gangster Charles Sun (played by Justin Chien). When his father is murdered in Taipei, Charles goes to Los Angeles to protect his estranged mother (played by Yeoh) and younger brother (played by Sam Song Li).

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The eight-episode series, created and executive produced by Brad Falchuk and Byron Wu, landed on Netflix on January 4. The cast also included Highdee Kuan and Joon Lee.

Although it was described by VarietyTV critic Aramide Tinubu as “a thrilling and brilliant comedy-drama about family obligations, buried skeletons and the bonds that can never be broken”, the series was ultimately canceled two just months after its release.

Tinubu described Yeoh’s performance as “ruthless and commanding”, while also praising her television leads: “While this provides Yeoh with a showcase that she more than deserved, the series also features Dog and Li as two mega talents who will no doubt continue to grace our screens. “.

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Chien took to Instagram to express his gratitude and sadness over the news of the cancellation, sharing an image of him and his colleagues and a heartfelt caption.

“To all The Brothers Sun fans, thank you for joining us in this labor of love. It will take some time to digest this news, but I want to thank you all from the bottom of my heart for your love and support . for the show. Thank you for every post, tweet, edit, interaction, etc. It fills me with joy to know that the show resonated with so many people. our sacrifices and our sorrow this,” the caption read.

Thanking the cast, crew and viewers, Chien continued, “Thank you everyone for your love. Without you, it wouldn’t mean as much. I gave everything I had for this show, and I looking forward to doing it.” do the same in the next project, whatever it is, anytime – I promise I’ll give it my all. “

The Sun Brothers is now available on Netflix.

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