Netflix cancels “Grand Army” after only one season

According to Variety,

“Grand Army” will not march on at Netflix. Varietyhas learned exclusively that the streamer has canceled the drama series after just one season.

The nine-episode first season of the teen drama debuted on Netflix back in October. Created by Katie Cappiello, the series was loosely based on Cappiello’s 2013 work “Slut: The Play.”

The show followed five students at the largest public high school in Brooklyn as they take on a chaotic world and fight to succeed, survive, wild out, break free and seize the future. The cast was led by Odessa A’zion as Joey Del Marco, Odley Jean as Dominique Pierre, Amir Bageria as Siddhartha Pakam, Maliq Johnson as Jayson Jackson, Amalia Yoo as Leila Kwan Zimmer, Alphonso Romero Jones II as John Ellis, Brittany Adebumola as Tamika Jones, and Crystal Sha’re Nelson as Tor Sampson.

The show received mostly positive reviews upon its release, holding a 71% critical approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Reviewers in particular praised the show’s young cast.”

We’re confused about it’s cancelation. The show was received well.