, the Amazon Prime Video British paranormal investigation comedy from duo Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, will not be getting a second season according to Frost. transcribed an Instagram story post from the co-star which is no longer online but in which he reportedly said, “Sadly, Truth Seekers will not be returning… which is a massive kick in the willy for me.”
The show, on the streaming service, was about a team of part-time paranormal investigators using homemade gadgets to track the supernatural and then sharing their adventures online. The show’s official logline promises along the way they will “uncover a terrifying conspiracy as they go,” which now likely remains a mystery for fans.
As a duo, Frost and Pegg have collaborated on many projects and performed alongside one another in the popular Edgar Wright-directed Cornetto trilogy of films: 2004’s Shaun of the Dead, 2007’s Hot Fuzz, and 2013’s The World’s End. (This show was their eighth collaboration together.) In Truth Seekers, Pegg and Frost collaborated as co-writers with James Serafinowicz (The Peter Serafinowicz Show), and Nat Saunders (Sick Note). Directed by Jim Field Smith (The Wrong Mans), Truth Seekers ran for a total of eight episodes.
“We really put our all into this–our heart and soul, and blood in some cases, so not to come back is really sad for us,” added Frost in the farewell video sharing the news. “If you liked the show, thank you. And if you didn’t, are you happy now? Happy now?”
Pegg is currently involved in filming , reprising his role as IMF technical field agent Benji Dunn. Check out our full list of every TV show canceled in 2021 so far.