Kaci Walfall as Naomi. Photo courtesy of The CW

‘Naomi’ cancelled after one season

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According to a recent article from Variety, The CW’s lates superhero installment, “Naomi,” has been cancelled after one season.

“Naomi” first debuted this past January and has since released new episodes following “Superman & Lois'” 8/7c pm time slot.

This comic book series joins other The CW DC cancelations which includes “Batwoman” and “Legends of Tomorrow” and leaves the network with only three remaining superhero shows, “Superman & Lois,” “The Flash” and “Stargirl.”

In the first and only season, hen a supernatural event shakes her hometown of Port Oswego to the core, Naomi (Kaci Walfall) sets out to uncover its origins, with a little help from her fiercely loyal best friend Annabelle (Mary-Charles Jones, “Kevin Can Wait”). She also has the support of her adoptive, doting parents; veteran military officer Greg (Barry Watson, “7th Heaven,” “The Loudest Voice”) and linguistics teacher Jennifer (Mouzam Makkar, “The Fix”). After an encounter with Zumbado (Cranston Johnson, “Filthy Rich”), the mysterious owner of a used car lot, leaves her shaken, Naomi turns to tattoo parlor owner Dee (Alexander Wraith, “Orange Is the New Black”), who becomes her reluctant mentor. While unfolding the mystery about herself, Naomi also effortlessly navigates her high school friendships with kids on the military base as well as local townies, including ex-boyfriend and high school jock Nathan (Daniel Puig); Annabelle’s longtime, loyal boyfriend Jacob (Aidan Gemme); proud “townie” Anthony (Will Meyers, “Bad Education”); and fellow comic book enthusiast Lourdes (Camila Moreno), who works in a vintage collectible shop. As Naomi journeys to the heights of the Multiverse in search of answers, what she discovers will challenge everything we believe about our heroes.

Ava DuVernay and Jill Blankenship co-wrote “Naomi” and executive produced along with by Paul Garnes of ARRAY Filmworks. Amanda Marsalis directed and co-executive produced the pilot episode. The series is produced by ARRAY Filmworks in association with Warner Bros. Television.

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