There won’t be a third season of Raised by Wolves. Per Deadline, the series has been officially canceled at HBO Max after a two-season run. The renewal was announced with a statement by HBO Max that you can read below.
“While we are not proceeding with a third season of Raised by Wolves, we are beyond grateful to the stellar cast and crew, our creators Aaron Guzikowski, Ridley Scott, David W. Zucker, and the entire team at Scott Free Productions, for their beautiful artistry and unique ability to immerse fans into the world of Kepler-22b.”
However, Abubakar Salim added with a Twitter post that there is hope for moving forward, and that it will help if the fans rally behind the series. Salim said, “It’s not surprising, especially after the news of the mergers and what is happening at Warner [Bros. Discovery, which owns HBO Max], that a lot of shows are not having their stories finished. And unfortunately, one of those shows is Raised by Wolves. Nothing has been publicly shared yet. And there is a reason for that. An important one. One which I’m here to share with you now. There is hope.”
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“You see, we’re in a unique position: we have a fully fleshed out and planned storyline, a Goliath of a production team behind us, incredible reception from critics and reviewers alike, and most crucially, a community base that is so strong internationally, it can not be ignored,” Salim explained. “The reason the cancellation hasn’t been announced [is] because there’s still a chance the story can continue, and be finished at a new home. As we speak, Scott Free [Productions] and the creatives are pushing for the show to be continued in other homes — sharing the reception and pull of the show to other storytellers…. So I’m asking for action. I see the pure love, passion and questions (too too many) that arise DAILY on Twitter for RBW. I’m now asking that you continue to, and with even more vigor, show that genuine love here, there, and everywhere as we search for that new home.”
Raised by Wolves Was Brought to Life With the Help of Ridley Scott
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Aaron Guzikowski developed Raised by Wolves for HBO Max with Ridley Scott directing the first two episodes and executive producing. Along with Abubakar Salim, the series stars Amanda Collin, Winta McGrath, Travis Fimmel, Naimh Algar, Jordan Loughran, Feliz Jamieson, Ethan Hazzard, Aasiyah Shah, Ivy Wong, and Matias Varela. The official logline is below.
Raised by Wolves centers on two androids, Father and Mother, tasked with raising human children on Kepler-22b after the Earth was destroyed by a great war. As the burgeoning colony of humans threatens to be torn apart by religious differences, the androids learn that controlling the beliefs of humans is a treacherous and difficult task.
You can watch Raised by Wolves streaming on HBO Max.