Hulu cancels Lamorne Morris’ Woke after two seasons

Ramone Morris and Blake Anderson at Woke

Ramon Morris and Blake Anderson wake up
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Hulu has been cancelled wake upThis A two-season comedy starring Lamorne Morris as a cartoonist trying to survive as a black man in America (while also often Inanimate objects in the environment make sounds his various traumas and inner thoughts). Part of the animated series based on the work of cartoonist Keith Knight debuted on the streaming service in September 2020; it aired for the second time (and now the last) A batch of episodes for April 8, 2022.

Except for Morris (his first really big starring role since new girl discontinued in 2018), wake up Starring Blake Anderson, T. Murph, Sasheer Zamata, Rose McIver, and Aimee Garcia, plus some ringtones to voice its various inanimate objects, including JB Smoove, Nicole Byer, Eddie Griffin, Cree Summer, Tony Hale , Sam Richardson, Jack McBrayer, Cedric The Entertainer and Keith David (As the Bible, it feels particularly relevant).

Wake Up Season 2 Official Trailer | Hulu

wake up Reviews for the first season were noticeably mixed, with critics accusing it of not using its absurd doses rather than just distracting from the issues it was hoping to address. In her September 2020 review series for usShannon Miller wrote:

While this sweeping shift from protective detachment to overwhelming awareness is new to Keefe, it doesn’t really lead to a whole new viewing experience for viewers who are currently witnessing the modern civil rights movement in real life. window. Neither Keefe nor those around him offer any interesting insights, the jokes are too corny to inspire any real laughter, and Keefe’s journey often feels more like a careless meandering as the season ends in Trek in moments that are too focused on the micro-attacks that are usually explored. For example, in “Gig E. Smalls,” Keefe finds himself the only black man at a party packed with WASPy art lovers. Within moments, he was greeted wearily as attendees brought him condescending content about OJ Simpson, Wakanda, Indemnity, and a dusty reference from the sunken place. It’s 2020.we are not beyond any this one?

Meanwhile, the general glut of streaming content appears to have left the show’s second season – Morris’s Keefe expanding his reach as an “artist” –largely uncensored as it gets lost in the mix; Well, it’s no surprise to see this show Get started this week.

[via Deadline]


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