In a surprise move, Netflix has canceled. Marvel iron fist After two seasons in his service. The news comes only a month after the second season premiered.
Of the four Netflix programs that make up the Defenders project of Marvel TV, Iron fist It was critically the least well received and also the most divisive among the fans. The reception of bass to mixed for the character of Danny Rand (Finn Jones) continued until the crossing The defenders, which in turn had a mixed reaction. With a change in the showrunner from Scott Buck to M. Raven Metzner for the second season of the show, Iron fist It improved greatly in the eyes of critics and viewers, ending with an impressive setup for a third season.
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Unfortunately, any fan that Iron fist The gains made in the last two years will not make the third season come to fruition, at least not on Netflix. While no particular reasons were cited for the sudden cancellation of the comic-based series, Netflix and Marvel TV provided the following joint statement to Deadline.
Marvel's iron fist will not return for a third season on Netflix. Everyone at Marvel Television and Netflix are proud of the series and grateful for the hard work of our incredible cast, crew and showrunners. We are grateful to the fans who have seen these two seasons and the partnership that we have shared in this series. While the series on Netflix is over, the immortal Iron Fist will live.
The final sentence of the joint statement is quite curious. On the one hand, it could be a loving and ironic reference to the character's title. But on the speculative side, careful wording of this could mean that the program could find life in another way, perhaps in a program combined with Luke Cage, which has not yet been renewed for a third season. After all, many fans have expressed interest in a show that focuses on Heroes for Hire or Daughters of the Dragon. Maybe Marvel TV could also migrate. Iron fist Disney's own broadcast service, which will host shows focused on Marvel Studios characters such as Loki and Scarlet Witch.
Whatever the case, this news is surely a disappointment for those who enjoyed the second season and wanted to see where the story would progress from there. Metzner had a better handling of the source material of comics, and finished the season with an ambitious note, establishing possible plots in which Colleen Wing was the new Iron Fist that defended the city of New York, and Danny Rand and Ward Meechum undertook their own trip in Asia finds Orson Randall, with Danny sporting some new and interesting powers. It is also a sad note for those who still have hopes of a second career The defenders, with one of the four confirmed to no longer have a program on Netflix. At the very least, Marvel / Netflix fans have Reckless season 3 coming next week, with The Punisher season 2 and Jessica Jones Season 3 is scheduled for sometime in the future, giving hope that this part of the MCU will be here to stay.
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