The Messengers Cast Update: Joel Courtney’s Optimism Despite Cancellation

From Movie News Guide

Despite the cancellation of The CW’s new apocalypse-themed series “The Messengers,” one of its stars, Joel Courtney, is still optimistic about it. Read on for details.

In Courtney’s Twitter account, he told his fans that they could still watch the full 13 episodes of “The Messengers” on television. He promised an explosive ending.

Courtney is still actively live tweeting for his fans every time an episode is aired.

Courtney plays the youngest one among the Angels of the Apocalypse. Peter Moore is a high school student who lived a depressing life in foster homes years ago. He also faces bullies everyday at school. Aside from his intermediate swimming skills, he is eventually given the power of strength, which becomes a great advantage to counterattack his bullies.

BuzzFeed first reported that “The Messengers” is officially cancelledTV Line stated that the show generated a mere 0.3 rating from its 1.2 million viewers in its premiere on Friday, Apr. 17, 2015. The site’s critics ranked it with an average of only C+.

“The Messengers” focuses on the lives of five chosen ones namely Vera Buckley, Erin Calder, Peter Moore, Raul Garcia and Joshua Silburn, Jr. who are given extraordinary abilities after a meteor crashed on earth. These individuals are going to merge for a mission that has something to do with the apocalypse or Rapture. They will eventually face the truth about the mysterious entity called The Man.

“The Messengers” stars Shantel VanSanten from “One Tree Hill,” Diogo Morgado from “The Bible,” JD Pardo from “Revolution,” Joel Courtney from “The Haunting Hour” and Sofia Black-D’Elia from “Gossip Girl.”

There you have it for the cast update on “The Messengers” star Joel Courtney. For more updates about this show, including spoilers and recaps, follow Movie News Guide (MNG) and like our Facebook page What Movie is this.

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