Roku will be removing Most Dangerous Game starring Christoph Waltz as well as a handful of other shows from its service.
We’ve seen several streaming companies remove titles from their service in the last year to save money deadline has reported that Roku has joined them. The outlet reports that Roku has begun removing a handful of titles from its service, including The most dangerous game with Christoph Waltz in the leading role.
The most dangerous game started out as a Quibi original (remember that mess?) before being rescued by Roku, which renewed the series for a second season. After learning that he will soon die of a terminal illness and desperately trying to care for his pregnant wife, Dodge Maynard (Liam Hemsworth) accepts an invitation from a mysterious man (Christoph Waltz) to take part in a deadly game of survival. Every hour that Dodge survives earns him more money, for a total of $24.5 million if he survives the entire 24 hours.
Christoph Waltz returned for the series’ second season, which focused on Victor Suero (David Castañeda), a down-on-his-luck fighter who will do anything to protect his sister when he learns she’s in trouble. To protect her, he agrees to take part in a deadly game. If he survives, he will make a fortune.
In addition to The most dangerous gameRoku also moves away Underpants, a comedy series created and starring Zoe Lister-Jones. The series follows Mae Cannon, a 30-year-old who embarks on a fantastic journey through parallel universes as she tries to find her way back to her partner and herself.
Ivan Schneeberg and David Fortier, co-executive chairman of Boat Rocker Media and co-chairmen of Boat Rocker Studios, told Deadline that they are planning a purchase Underpants to another platform, “Critically acclaimed, heartfelt, hilarious and completely unique. Underpants has just begun to capture the imagination and change the minds of audiences around the world. We are incredibly proud of this series and in awe of the talent of Zoe Lister-Jones. We and our partners at TeaTime Pictures are confident we will find a great new home for this groundbreaking series.“Roku is also being removed Reno 911, The Newreader, Dismantled, Moving the Needle with Dr. Woo, Surprise We’re Pregnant, Eye CandyAnd Murder House Flip.
https://www.joblo.com/most-dangerous-game-roku-removed/ Most Dangerous Game and other shows have been removed from Roku