Well, the real reason why Pnew said no was because Attractor/Magnus whatever richard simmons they call themselves practically disrespected the series and pissed the investors off.
I don't think many ppl are aware. But if you want to know what really happened, go to twitter and search this hashtag
It was a huge mess back then and fans were furious because these rats not only sabotaged SS2, one of them even tried to make a rumor about S in an attempt to kick him out of SS2.
Honestly, even tht after line awards the managers seemed to have completely come around but I can never forgive the dirty things they did.