Disney+ Cancels 'Diary of a Future President' After 2 Seasons

Disney+ Cancels 'Diary of a Future President' After 2 Seasons

Oh no – We are so sad to report that Diary of a Future President is coming to an end on Disney+!

It was just announced that the streaming service has decided not to move forward with the series after just two seasons, Variety confirms.

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“We found out that #diaryofafuturepresident is not moving forward with a season 3 at Disney+. Of course, we would love to continue telling this story, but I am filled with so much gratitude for the 2 seasons that we did get to make,” creator Ilana Peña shared on Instagram.

“Thank you to our unbelievable cast, incredible crew, and passionate fans that made it possible for us to bring the Cañero-Reed family to life (half of which we did during a global pandemic). There’s so much I want to say about how this experience changed me, but Elena would say it better. She said all of it better. I made this show for my younger self, and I hope I made her proud.”

Diary of a Future President was told from the narration of her diary, follows 12-year-old Cuban-American Elena as she navigates the ups and downs of middle school and begins her journey to become the future president of the United States. Unabashed, semi-dweeby, ultra-observant and with a strong point of view, she walks through the world with purpose and confidence.

The series was loosely inspired by creator Ilana Peña‘s own adolescence, the series has been lauded for its authentic portrayal of a Latinx tween and her friends and family.

Starring in the show were Tess Romero as Elena Cañero-Reed, Gina Rodriguez, who also executive produced, as grown-up Elena, Selenis Leyva as Elena’s mother Gabi, Charlie Bushnell as Elena’s brother Bobby, and Michael Weaver as Gabi’s boyfriend Sam, plus Jessica Marie Garcia as Gabi’s colleague Camila, Carmina Garay as Elena’s best friend Sasha, Sanai Victoria as Elena’s classmate Melissa, Harmeet Pandey as Elena’s friend Jessica, as well as Brandon Severs and Nathan Arenas as Bobby’s friends Liam and Danny.

Seasons one and two of Diary of a Future President are available to stream now on Disney+.

If you didn’t know, this isn’t the first Disney+ scripted series to get canceled.

Find out what the first canceled original show was.

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