“Superstore” has actually, really closed its doorways. “Bo & Cheyenne,” the spinoff from writers and exec producers Bridget Kyle and Vicky Luu that may have targeted on Johnny Pemberton and Nichole Sakura’s characters from the mothership sequence, isn’t transferring ahead, a supply near the undertaking has confirmed to Variety.
Cleveland.com first broke the news on Friday.
“Unfortunately, yesterday NBC notified us that they are not going ahead with the ‘Superstore’ spinoff,” Kyle, a Cleveland native, advised the location. “So, it can simply need to stay on in our hearts and on my arduous drive.”
News of the spinoff growth first landed in December. “Superstore” creator Justin Spitzer would have government produced the sequence by way of The Spitzer Holding Company alongside Ruben Fleischer and David Bernad of The District; Universal Television would have been the studio, the place Spitzer has an general deal. Luu and Kyle had been with “Superstore” since Season 2 and beforehand wrote for Fox’s “The Grinder” and NBC’s “Marry Me.”
“Bo & Cheyenne” would have seen the couple balancing “their huge desires with the tough realities of being a blue-collar household in America.” Sakura was a sequence common on “Superstore” for all six seasons, whereas Pemberton recurred as Sakura’s boyfriend-turned-husband and father to their baby, Harmonica.
“Superstore” aired its sequence finale on Thursday following its cancellation, with star America Ferrera returning to the show sooner than anticipated for its two-part ending after initially leaving the show after its one centesimal episode.
Of her character progress, Sakura advised Variety that she was “so thrilled” when Cheyenne started climbing the ranks from gross sales affiliate to flooring supervisor.
“I’ve all the time needed her to be a powerful lady,” she mentioned. “She began out as a 17-year-old pregnant teenager and it actually appears like my very own journey going via the seasons of the show — beginning out as a youthful cast member, and discovering my place and discovering my very own energy, and actually simply sinking into that and feeling into it.”