Here is what we completely know to be true: On Wednesday, November 25, 2020, a spokeswoman from HBO mentioned, “Now we have parted techniques with Joss Whedon. We stay fascinated about the way forward for The Nevers and sit up for its premiere in the summertime of 2021″ in an reputable observation.
Joss Whedon’s reaction used to be, possibly unsurprisingly, extra verbose: “This yr of unparalleled demanding situations has impacted my existence and viewpoint in techniques I may by no means have imagined, and whilst growing and generating The Nevers has been a blissful enjoy, I notice that the extent of dedication required shifting ahead, mixed with the bodily demanding situations of constructing this type of large display right through an international pandemic, is greater than I will maintain with out the paintings starting to undergo.”
“I’m surely exhausted, and am stepping again to martial my power in opposition to my very own existence,” Whedon went on, “which could also be on the verge of collapse of thrilling exchange. I’m deeply happy with the paintings we now have achieved; I am thankful to all my ordinary forged and collaborators, and to HBO for the chance to form but any other peculiar international. The Nevers is a real hard work of affection, however after two plus years of work, love is set all I’ve to provide. It’s going to by no means fade.”
Huh. Sounds amicable, thus far …