The news comes weeks after executive producer Isa Dick Hackett signed a global deal with the retailer / streamer.
D & # 39; Amazon The man at the castle high out of his nest.
The streamer announced Tuesday that the fourth season of Philip K. Dick 1962's alternative story novel would be the last. The production of the series will end next month in Vancouver for a first in the fall.
"It was a great privilege to work alongside our extraordinary High Castle team, in partnership with David Zucker and Scott Free, to bring to life my father's classic novel, especially during this tumultuous period of our real world. I believe that fans will be delighted and satisfied with the epic conclusion we have for them, "executive producer Isa Dick Hackett said in a statement announcing the new Tuesday. "I am very grateful for the continued support of Amazon during the production of this past season, and I look forward to building on this extremely successful partnership." Stay tuned, there will be some more. other!"
The news comes just weeks after Hackett signed an agreement at first sight to show more of his father's work on the small screen.
The decision to wrap Castle With four seasons comes after the drama has become a breakthrough from the door when it was launched on Amazon in 2015, when Roy Price released the originals for the retailer / streamer. At the time, Amazon believed that the series was becoming the most-seen original on the service – although the company, like other streamers, did not broadcast any audience data. Since then, Castle has had almost as many showrunners as seasons. Frank Spotnitz launched the drama but came out of the second season of production after confronting Amazon for budget and location issues. Eric Overmyer rode as a showrunner after a season two without a centralized executive producer.
The cancellation comes as Amazon Studios' new head of studio, Jennifer Salke, has decided to cancel an anthology produced by Hackett's Sony TV. The electric dreams of Philip K. Dick after a season.
"We are extremely proud of all the hard work of the producers, the cast, the cast, the team and all those who have worked in a very talented way. The man at the castle high over the years, "said Salke on Tuesday. "With production going on for our fourth and final season, we can not wait for fans to see how this last chapter of the story unfolds. The man at the castle high helped to define Amazon Prime Video in the genre space, and we are grateful and eager to continue our activities with Isa and Electric Shepherd Productions for future adaptations of Philip K. Dick. "
Alexa Davalos, Joel De La Fuente and Rufus Sewell stars.
The news comes as Amazon also says goodbye this year to Transparent (ending with a musical film) and comedy Disaster. Waiting for a word on their future are lore and Patriot like Amazon and Salke draw a script list that also includes Syfy's transplant L & # 39; extended and his massive investment in the Lord of the Rings, among others.