Tiny Pretty Things Season 2- Is It Cancelled?

The Netflix teen drama Tiny Pretty Things was an enactment of the novel by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton. The drama premiered on Netflix on December 14, 2020, for only one season after which Tiny Pretty Things cancelled in November 2021 without any announcement or reasoning.

The show featured a dark and suspenseful plot set in an elite ballet school in Chicago named Archer School of Ballet. The drama explores themes of ambition, rivalry, and betrayal while celebrating the beauty and power of ballet as the story unfolds when the lead character, Cassie Shore, a talented ballerina with a working-class background, gets accepted into Archer. Cassie is determined to succeed, but she soon realizes that the world of ballet is cutthroat and competitive.

As she navigates the complex social dynamics at Archer, she also begins to investigate the mysterious disappearance of Bette Whitlaw, the school’s star ballerina. As the season progresses, a web of secrets and lies, and she soon finds herself in danger, only for the season to drop with a cliffhanger with no news on whether the show is ever coming back to the platform.

While the show gathered a significant fan base, it was criticized for being melodramatic and lacking originality, which was why fans speculated on whether the show would get a renewal or if there will be news of Tiny Pretty Things cancelled.

Is There A Release Date For Tiny Pretty Things Season 2

Based on the same name book by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton, Tiny Pretty Things season 1 had a lot going on in terms of drama. The show received a rating of 52% on Rotten Tomatoes as critics disliked the number of sex scenes the season had for a teen show.

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They thought it was inappropriate and not required at all. Some even thought that the sex scenes were pulling the show away from the plot and distracting viewers from the mysteries that the show had. 

With all this going on, the team at Netflix has been quiet regarding season 2. But, Brennan Clost who was a part of season 1 as Shane has spoken up regarding the show’s progress in a recent YouTube video.

And this news isn’t good for fans who have been waiting this long to hear about Tiny Pretty Things Season 2. Close has shared in his video that the show was quietly canceled by Netflix. 

Tiny Pretty Things Season 2
Tiny Pretty Things Season 2

Brennan Close and His Youtube Video Regarding Tiny Pretty Things Season 2

Close recently spoke up about season 2 of the show. He informed everyone of Tiny Pretty Things cancelled by Netflix. Additionally, he even shared why no one from the cast, crew, producers or directors has said anything about it. He said:

“Netflix told us they were not going to announce it because the way that Netflix content works is that it is evergreen on their platform. It will stay up forever on Netflix.

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They didn’t want to take away from the discoverability….If people know that a show isn’t coming back for a second season, more often than not they’re going to choose not to watch it. They don’t want to get attached.”

Furthermore, he clarified that this was the same reason that everyone on the project decided to stay quiet about Tiny Pretty Things cancelled. He also added that all the actors including himself loved working on the show and were happy to be a part of it.

He mentioned how his role as Shane has played an important role in his career. But unfortunately, Tiny Pretty Things cancelled for Season 2 might be a setback for his career.


Tiny Pretty Things Season 1 plot revolves around an elite dance school set in Chicago, Archer School of Ballet. It showed the shocking fall of Cassie, the star ballerina, from the roof.

It also showed the theories that came along with her fall as some believed it was an accident while others thought it was all planned to remove her. After all, her injury results in her spot being available for grabs, and who wouldn’t love that.

Then the plot gets more interesting as Cue Neveah joins the school. She changes the whole dynamic of the ballet school with her charm. However, Bette and the other girls aren’t very happy to see her rise. Because according to them, only they have the right to be the best at Archer.

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If season 2 had been greenlit, it would have continued with the second book in the series written by Charaipotra and Clayton. However, with Tiny Pretty Things cancelled fans can read the book and find out what happens next.

And if you are interested in rewatching the series you can go and check them out on Netflix.


Muhammad Usman Siddiqui
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