Another Netflix Marvel series officially bites the dust, and this will be a surprise to many. Exactly a week after the news broke that. Iron fist It had been canceled after two seasons, Marvel and Netflix announced that Luke Cage It has also been canceled. The series was run for two seasons in the broadcast service and will not return for a third. Christmas not so sweet!
Even after the streaming service announced the cancellation of Iron fist, Luke Cage He seemed safe from getting the ax too. Although the series of superheroes directed by Mike Colter never generated as much enthusiasm as Reckless Y Jessica JonesIt was well received by a large number of spectators, and the showrunner actually used the negative reviews of season 1 to try to improve season 2. Iron fist It was largely criticized by critics and viewers. But nevertheless, Luke Cage joins Iron fist On the list of Marvel TV shows canceled.
Netflix and Marvel published a joint statement confirming the cancellation, saying this (through THR):
The bad news about Luke Cage arrives the same day that many Marvel fans were ready to celebrate, as the long-awaited third season of Reckless Finally released on Netflix. It will be the new Reckless The episodes soften the blow of the Luke Cage cancellation, or cancellation will be a disappointment to the viewers as they watch Reckless? Neither Marvel nor Netflix shared official details about what led to the cancellation, which occurred despite the fact that the writers' room was already working and handed out scripts for a third season.
That said, one source reports that the cancellation occurred due to creative differences and that the parties could not reach an agreement to keep the show going. Netflix was not thrilled by the scripts for season 3 that had been delivered, which caused a break in the writers' room and disagreements over possible changes in staff as well as creative differences could not be resolved. A) Yes, Luke Cage it's no more.
Cancellation of Luke Cage – on the release date of Reckless Season 3, no less, will undoubtedly raise concerns about the remaining Marvel shows on Netflix. The defenders A future beyond the first season was never guaranteed, although there are obviously ways in which a second season could occur with some major changes.
The Punisher Undoubtedly, season 2 will hit the web on Netflix, as production started a while ago. Jessica Jones it was renewed for a third season in April, and the star Krysten Ritter has been open about her hopes for season 3, so the odds are pretty good that at least one more season of Jessica Jones it will happen. As for Reckless… well, Marvel has enough ideas to continue during Season 4 and beyond.
They are the cancellations of Iron fist Y Luke Cage The beginning of a trend, or did they both justify the cancellation within a week of each other? It is worth noting that the possibility of Iron fist Returning to Disney's streaming service floated when it was canceled last week. The same has not happened yet. Luke Cage, but that does not mean that it is out of the question. There are great plans underway for Marvel shows in the broadcast service.