Paper Girls canceled at Prime Video

Amazon Prime has canceled its sci-fi series paper girls after just one season Deadline reported. However, according to the report, Legendary TV will buy the series as it seeks to tap into audiences looking for drama with young female characters at the center, much like those on HBO. Euphoria and Student Sex Lives.

Created by Stephanie Folsom paper girls is a sci-fi drama based on graphic novels of the same name by Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang. Set in 1988, it follows four 12-year-old girls, Erin, Mac, KJ and Tiffany, who, while delivering newspapers, find themselves caught between warring factions of teenage time travelers. They send the group of girls on an adventure through time to save the world. As the girls travel through time, they encounter future versions of themselves and must make the choice to embrace their destiny or reject it. The series is a fun watch as the girls arrive in 2019 and try to navigate technological advancements like Alexa, cell phones and tampons! It gets more interesting as the girls meet their future selves; Future Erin is a struggling, barely functioning paralegal. Tiffany is a lighting designer and graduated from MIT. Likewise, future KJ has many secrets including a girlfriend. And as for Mac, there is potentially no future.


When it debuted on the streamer in July, Season 1 received a great response from fans and critics. The series has a 90% critics score and an 88% viewership score on Rotten Tomatoes, making it a lucrative prospect for Legendary as well. The series features young stars Sophie Rosinksy as Mac, Camryn Jones like Tip, Riley Lai Nelet like Erin, Fina Strazza like KJ, Ali Wang as Future Erin, Sekai Abeni as the future Tiffany, Delia Cunningham as an adult KJ, in the same way Adina Porter, Nate Corddry and more.

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Christopher C. Rogers and Stephanie Folsom served as co-showrunners before the latter, who also served as the series’ creator, left the series after season 1. paper girls is produced by Rogers, Folsom with Christopher Cantwell, Brian K. Vaughan, Cliff Chiang, Steven Prinzand brad pittit’s plan B.

Season 1 of paper girls is streaming on Prime Video. Stay tuned to Collider and we’ll keep you posted on what’s next in the series. You can check out the series synopsis and our conversation with the showrunners below:


The paper itineraries of four young friends are disrupted on Hell’s Day 1988, when they unknowingly travel to 2019. As they search for a way home, they come face to face with themselves and learn to work together to save the world.

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