American Rust was canceled after one season on Showtime. The series is based on Philipp Meyer’s novel of the same name. The series premiered on premium cable in September. “We can confirm that American Rust will not progress with a second season. We want to thank our partners at Boat Rocker, the talented showrunner Dan Futterman, other great writers, and our amazing cast led by Jeff Daniels and Maura Tierney,” Showtime said in a statement. said.
Jeff Daniels stars as Del Harris, the police chief of a Pennsylvania Rust Belt town filled with good people who make bad choices. When news of a murder hits the town, Harris enters the process of deciding how hard the woman he loves (Maura Tierney) will do to protect his son. Along with Daniels and Tierney, the series starred Bill Camp, David Alvarez, Alex Neustaedter, Julia Mayorga, Mark Pellegrino, and Rob Yang.
Dan Futterman adapted the novel for the screen and also served as executive producer and showrunner for the series. Daniels also served as executive producer in addition to the lead role. Michael De Luca also executive produced for Adam Rapp, Paul Martino, Katie O’Connell Marsh, and Elisa Ellis for Boat Rocker Studios.
Showtime co-produced the series with Boat Rocker. “American Rust” has a 28% critical approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes and received little critical acclaim when the series debuted. The news of the cancellation of the series broadcast on beIN CONNECT in our country is inevitable. Jeff Daniels has not yet announced a new TV or movie project.