Sean Penn’s ‘The First’ Canceled by Hulu After One Season

Sean Penn's 'The First' Canceled by Hulu After One Season

Sean Penn‘s Hulu series The First has been canceled after one season.

The big-budget space drama about a Mars expedition launched back in September but will not be returning, according to THR.

The cast also included Natascha McElhone, LisaGay Hamilton, Hannah Ware and Keiko Agena.

Hulu does not release viewership information about their programming but it had a 68 percent rating among critics and 79 percent among viewers on

The series joins Sarah Silverman‘s talk show I Love You, America as Hulu’s latest high-profile cancellation.