As the third and final season of Netflix’s popular comedy-horror series, Santa Clarita Diet, ended in March 2019, fans have been eagerly waiting for any news on whether the show will be coming back or not. Despite its growing fan base and popularity over three seasons, Netflix announced its decision to cancel Santa Clarita Diet after the airing of the third installment.

The cancellation news came as a shock to both fans and cast members who felt that there was still much more content left to be explored through additional seasons. Since then, many rumors and speculations about possible revival plans from other streaming platforms or networks have been making rounds on social media. However, none of them has received confirmation yet.

Created by Victor Fresco in 2017, Santa Clarita Diet features Drew Barrymore (Sheila) and Timothy Olyphant (Joel) as a married couple living in Los Angeles with their daughter Abby played by Liv Hewson. Sheila unexpectedly transforms into an undead zombie-like person whose diet mainly consists of human flesh after being infected by unknown microbes while showing properties in a house she was selling.

Despite their initial shock over Sheila’s transformation into a cannibalistic creature with no memory of her past life before zombification – Joel decides to take care of his wife while keeping tabs on her cravings for human food that could put her family at risk.

Santa Clarita Diet gained immense popularity among audiences due to its unique blend of genres- dark humor combined with elements from horror films- recreating slap-suited mayhem gags amidst continuous questions surrounding how far would someone go out for love.

Fans fell in love with Sheila’s character development across three seasons where initially She is finding herself powerful than she ever thought possible despite being dead; but later changes heart towards wants to return normal life back outside this predicament either physically or mentally post realization beyond all glamour this curse provides comfort at an enormous cost too high for family happiness.

At present, Netflix has no plans to revive Santa Clarita Diet on its platform. The streaming giant canceled the show in April 2019 after refusing to continue the series due to declining viewership and financial profitability despite strong critical acclaim from both critics and audiences at-large. Netflix decides whether or not a show with multiple seasons gets renewed based on various aspects; some of these include viewer engagement ratings, social media buzz generated by its content, and advertiser response rate- all factoring into their ultimate decision-making process.

Given that it’s been over two years since the last season ended without any news about upcoming developments on Santa Clarita Diet’s revival fronts ⁠— you might think that hope is dwindling for fans who love watching dark-comedy horror shows. However, there are still some reasons to remain optimistic about their chances of coming back.

Firstly, as per some reports shared by Screenrant in January 2021 regarding Hulu’s potential acquisition by Disney (owners of Marvel), one rumor suggested bringing back cancelled cult-classics such as Daredevil or Santa Clarita Diet under another banner since many believe original creators have a lot more ideas left unexplored through additional episodes/seasons than what they had initially planned .

Secondly , Drew Barrymore seems open to returning if there is an opportunity for it presenting itself: As stated in her interview with The Today Show around the time when rumors began surfacing back again forcing producers /network(s) interested willing negotiation talks ⁠— “I’m so excited that people were obsessed” said Drew who plays Sheila Hammond role on show”. “We’ll see what happens…”

Thirdly , Timothy Olyphant also talked about how much he enjoyed working on sets while giving exciting hints before stating options are limited but seem intriguing while speaking at an interview with Collider – “there was talk already starting even [before Covid]. I would be happy to do another.”

Ultimately, the final decision on whether or not Santa Clarita Diet is coming back will be up to Netflix- who has exclusive rights as of now. Still, fans can continue staying hopeful that someday they might hear good news regarding their beloved show’s return either in its original form under new creatively stimulating banner like Disney via Hulu Acquisition speculation recently floated around social media space or reunion special featuring the entire cast ⁠— Maybe it’ll happen. Fingers crossed!
After three seasons of dark humor and horror, Santa Clarita Diet was unexpectedly cancelled by Netflix in April 2019. Fans and cast members alike were shocked by the decision, as the show had gained a devoted following over its three-season run. Since then, rumors have circulated about possible revival plans from other streaming platforms or networks, but nothing has been confirmed yet.

Santa Clarita Diet follows married couple Sheila (Drew Barrymore) and Joel (Timothy Olyphant), who live in Los Angeles with their daughter Abby (Liv Hewson). After being infected by unknown microbes while showing a property, Sheila unexpectedly transforms into an undead zombie-like person whose diet mainly consists of human flesh. Despite this alarming turn of events, Joel decides to take care of his wife while keeping tabs on her cravings for human food that could put her family at risk.

The show’s unique blend of genres – combining dark humor with elements from horror films – struck a chord with audiences and created mayhem gags amidst continuous questions surrounding how far someone would go out for love. Fans fell in love with Sheila’s character development across three seasons where initially she found herself more powerful than she ever thought possible despite being dead; but later changes heart towards wanting to return to life outside this predicament after realizing beyond all glamour the curse comes at an enormous cost too high for family happiness.

Despite critical acclaim from both critics and audiences at-large, declining viewership and financial profitability led Netflix to cancel Santa Clarita Diet. When it comes to renewing shows with multiple seasons like Santa Clarita Diet based on various aspects such as viewer engagement ratings, social media buzz generated by content and advertiser response rate determines whether or not they will be brought back on Netflix’s platform.

However dim it might seem now given that two years have passed since season 3 ended without any news about upcoming developments regarding revival options- there is still some reason left for optimism when it comes to considering the show’s chances of making a comeback.

Firstly, as per some reports shared by Screenrant in January 2021 regarding Hulu’s potential acquisition by Disney (owners of Marvel), one rumor suggested bringing back cancelled cult-classics such as Daredevil or Santa Clarita Diet under another banner since many believe original creators have a lot more ideas left unexplored through additional episodes/seasons than what they had initially planned .

Secondly, Drew Barrymore is open to returning if an opportunity arises: As stated in her interview with The Today Show around rumors beginning surfacing- “I’m so excited that people were obsessed…I am always game for anything. We’ll see what happens…”

Thirdly , Timothy Olyphant also talked about how much he enjoyed working on sets while giving exciting hints before stating options are limited but seem intriguing while speaking at an interview with Collider – “there was talk already starting even [before Covid]. I would be happy to do another.”

Ultimately, it will be up to Netflix – who has exclusive rights as of now – whether or not Santa Clarita Diet returns. Nonetheless, fans can continue staying hopeful that someday good news might come regarding their beloved show’s return either in its original form like being revived under new creatively stimulating banner via Disney going forward through Hulu Acquisition speculation recently floated among social media circles or reunion special featuring the entire cast- we’ll keep our fingers crossed!