Quibi, the fast lived, short-form mobile streaming service famously didn’t produce a lot of good content material materials sooner than flaming out last 12 months. Nonetheless, among the many reveals achieved a second life after Quibi provided its catalog to Roku for $100 million, collectively with Kevin Hart’s Die Hart. Now, Roku has announced that it has ordered a second season of Die Hart, that may in truth be titled Die Harter, Variety has reported.
Roku re-released Die Hart, alongside with 30 totally different ex-Quibi “Originals” on Might twentieth. The show had been picked up for a second season at Quibi in September sooner than the service shut down, so this is technically the second time it has been renewed. The place Quibi had merely 710,000 subscriber households at its peak, nonetheless, Roku reportedly has a attain of just about 70 million people inside the US alone.
Of the 30 reveals launched (collectively with The Fugitive, Die Hart, Chrissy’s Court docket, Dishmantled and the Emmy-winning #FreeRayshawn), Die Hart was the most important hit, Roku talked about. Nonetheless, the corporate didn’t reveal viewing figures for any of the reveals, as is typical with streaming corporations.
The primary season of Die Hart (with 10 episodes, each 7-9 minutes prolonged) starred Hart, John Travolta, Nathalie Emmanuel, Josh Hartnett and Jean Reno (casting hasn’t been confirmed for the second season). Within the major season, Hart carried out a fictionalized mannequin of himself as an actor who wishes to be an movement star after being relegated to comic sidekick roles. To acquire his dream, he has to educate at an movement star school with a deranged chief (John Travolta) in a assortment of spectacular movement sequences.
“We couldn’t be extra excited to deliver an equally hilarious, action-packed second season to the report variety of viewers who’ve watched in latest days,” talked about Roku head of genuine scripted programming, Colin Davis. There’s no phrase however on when the second season will debut.
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