US series Z: The Beginning Of Everything with Christina Ricci has been axed by Amazon despite a second season renewal.
The half-hour dramedy was based on based on the life of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald (Ricci), the brilliant, beautiful and talented Southern Belle who becomes the original flapper and icon of the wild Jazz Age in the 20s, and her marriage to author F. Scott Fitzgerald (David Hoflin).
Karl Gajdusek (Stranger Things) had just recently been named showrunner / executive producer for Season 2. The series was in the process of writing scripts for Season 2.
Z: The Beginning of Everything is based on Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Anne Fowler.