Simu Liu criticizes Kim’s consolation cancellation and outsourcing
Some rejections hit harder than others, and the cancellation of Canadian hit Kim’s Convenience is one of them.
The fifth season of the comedy about a Korean-Canadian family who runs a convenience store just hit Netflix on June 2nd in the U.S., and fans will be surprised to know it’s the final season, too, though the show was originally extended to season six. The makers of the show, To the Choi and Kevin WhiteHe decided to leave after the fifth season, and the production company Thunderbird Films decided not to continue the series.
However, the world of Kim’s Convenience is not going to go away. Choi and White are now focused on a spin-off called Strays, which focuses on the character of Shannon, played by Nicole Power.
star Simu Liu– who played the somewhat estranged Kims ‘son, Jung, and will soon star in Marvel’s Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings, has not kept his anger at the series’ abrupt end. When the show hit Netflix, he explained his “army of emotions” in a long Facebook post and explained why he will never repeat his role as a boy in the spin-off, which is about the character he is for much of the series was together.