Another show just got the ax. The Cinemax drama Quarry is the latest to receive a cancellation order.
"After a protracted and agonizing process, we have final confirmation that Quarry will not be returning to television," series co-creator Michael D. Fuller explained on his blog. "There were several factors that contributed to the show's ultimate fate, but a regime change at HBO and a re-(re?)-branding at Cinemax were of particular significance; we attempted to find another home for the show but were unable to do so."
The series centered on a Marine adjusting to life in America after serving in the Vietnam War. Rather than a hero's welcome, he finds himself vilified by the public and shunned by those who know him. While coping with the traumatic events witnessed overseas, he ends up in a network of killing and corruption along the Mississippi River.
"At the risk of sounding like I'm recording my Dashboard Confessional cover album, I'm gripped w/ a tremendous sense of sadness," he added. "It's a sadness I will carry w/ me for the rest of my life, but there's a tremendous measure of solace in the fact that I had the opportunity to work w/ some of the most immeasurably talented people in the world on something we all believed in and deeply, abidingly cared about," Fuller wrote.