This little trip did not last very long.
The Time Traveler’s Wifefeaturing Theo James and Rose Lesliewas canceled by HBO after one season, according to an HBO statement obtained by TVLine.
The series, based on Audrey NiffeneggerThe 2003 novel of the same name followed Henry (James), a man with a genetic condition that causes him to travel through time unpredictably, and his wife Clare (Leslie), who is forced to adapt to life during his absence.
“Although HBO will not move forward with a second season of The Time Traveler’s Wifewe have been privileged to partner with master storytellers Steven Moffat and [director] David Nutter“, HBO said in its statement. “We are so grateful for their passion, hard work and care in adapting this beloved book. We also thank Theo and Rose, along with the rest of our brilliant cast, for their heartfelt performances, which completely captivated the audience.”
When the show premiered in May, series creator Moffatt indicated he had plans for more.
“I had a plan for how many seasons we would do — I’m not telling you! — and where each one would end and how far you would go,” he told TVLine at the time. “There’s enough juice in the book for more than one [season].”