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Why there will be no season 2 of Swarm

Swarm is a satirical comedy horror thriller miniseries created by Janine Nabers and Donald Glover. The story revolves around Dre, a young woman whose infatuation with a pop star takes a sinister twist. The series debuted exclusively on Amazon Prime Video on March 17, 2023. It garnered positive reviews from critics, who commended the direction, cinematography, soundtrack, and the effective blend of its vibrant visual style with elements of psychological horror. However, there were some criticisms regarding the writing. Dominique Fishback’s performance as Andrea Greene/Dre in the series has received widespread acclaim, resulting in her nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie at the 75th Primetime Emmy Awards. The series received two more nominations, one for Outstanding Writing For A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie. The nomination was for Nabers and Glover in recognition of their outstanding work on the episode titled “Stung.” The show’s die-hard fans have been itching for news about Swarm Season 2 and the start of production. Having said that, recent news about the show could be better. Continue reading to find out more.

Swarm Season 2 Release date details

Based on the latest updates, it has been confirmed that there will not be a Season 2 of Swarm. The lead actress Dominique Fishback, recently talking to PEOPLE, confirmed the status of Swarm Season 2. She revealed, “No season 2,” And added, “But I’m OK with that.”

New details reveal that Swarm was always supposed to be a limited series or miniseries, regardless of the show’s widespread praise. Thus, a second season of Swarm seems improbable.

Swarm Season 2 News and Latest Updates

Confirming that the second instalment of the project is not happening, in an exclusive interview with People, the talented Dominique Fishback shared her thoughts on this development. She said, “I’m OK with that because I feel like the shock factor of the first season really got people — and sometimes when you try to go back in there, I don’t want it to be shock for shock value.” She added, “You want it to really to end on a high.”

Will Dominique Fishback Do Swarm 2 If It Is Made?

Dominique Fishback’s impressive performance in the show earned her a nomination at the eminent Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie. So, talking to People about her experience working in the series and whether or not she will be open to doing Swarm Season 2, she said, “Honestly, I really gave everything that I had to this role, to this show,” She added, “On days where most of the time somebody would get a break, I was there all the time, and I really put everything that I had into it. Towards the middle of the shoot, it kept going like a moving train. It didn’t stop.” Despite a “jam-packed” agenda, Fishback said she’d “do it again regardless of the awards.”

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About Swarm Season 1

The series follows Dre, a young woman obsessed with a pop star. This pop star has a dedicated fanbase called “The Swarm”. The show delves deeply into Dre’s life, exploring her desires, fandom, and the unexpected, dark places it leads her to.

Series Title Swarm
Genre Dark Comedy, Comedy Horror
Created By Janine Nabers and Donald Glover
Cast Dominique Fishback, Chloe Bailey, Damson Idris, Rory Culkin, Karen Rodriguez, Paris Jackson, X Mayo, Atkins Estimond, Byron Bowers, Stephen Glover, Billie Eilish, Victoria Blade, Kate Lyn Sheil, Leon, Heather Alicia Simms, Rickey Thompson, Kiersey Clemons, Norm Lewis, Cree Summer, and Nirine S. Brown
Executive Producers Donald Glover, Janine Nabers, Stephen Glover, Fam Udeorji, Steven Prinz, and Michael Schaefer
Running Time 27–39 minutes
Production Companies Gilga, Naberhood Productions, RBA, Big Indie Pictures, and Amazon Studios
Platform/Network Amazon Prime Video
Release Date March 17, 2023
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