Netflix’s Christmas Show Has Been Cancelled
Dash andamp; Lily, Netflix’s beloved Christmas romance, will not be renewed for a second season.
The streaming service announced in October that Dash and Lily would not be returning for a second season.
The show’s first, and currently only, season aired in November of 2020.
According to TV Line, Netflix has decided not to renew the series for a second season.
The titular Dash and Lily pair were played by Austin Abrams and Midori Francis in the show.
The two teenagers communicated by writing messages and dares in a notebook.
Dash and Lily was set in New York City, and the series’ now-series finale featured the duo finally exchanging a kiss at the iconic Strand bookstore.
Dash and Lily was inspired by David Levithan and Rachel Cohn’s young adult book series Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares.
The cast and crew expressed interest in producing another season of the show before it was canceled.
Given that both Levithan and Cohn were in the middle of expanding the YA series with another novel, series creator Joe Tracz told TV Line shortly after the show premiered in November 2020 that they envisioned a future for Dash andamp; Lily.
Tracz said at the time, “I’d love to be able to go back and do the second and third books [in Cohn and Levithan’s series].”
“The third book was actually written on set,” says the author.
David and Rachel would come to the set and work on their third-book chapters.
I adore these characters and the city in which they reside.
Knowing there are more stories to tell, those are the stories I want to tell.”
Although, in the months following the release of Dash and Lily, it appeared that the show was on the verge of being canceled.
Producer Shawn Levy compared the show to another of his that he produced, I Am Not Okay With This, in an interview with Collider published in August.
I Am Not Okay With This was originally renewed for a second season, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the decision was reversed.
Dash andamp; Lily drew awards attention, but it didn’t seem to be enough to secure a second season, according to Levy.
He was the one who…
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