The Daredevil series has been canceled by Netflix and Marvel. Like the Iron Fist and Luke Cage in front of her, the series may come back to Disney +, the Netflix competitor to launch in 2019.
" Marvel's Daredevil does not return to a fourth season on Netflix "Confirmed the Video-on-demand platform subscription in a press release to the EW page November 29, 2018. This is the third series that was jointly canceled by Marvel and Netflix, after Iron Fist (October 15) and Luke Cage (October 20).
– Daredevil (@Daredevil) 30 November 2018
" Although the series ended on Netflix, the three existing seasons will remain on the platform for many years, while the Daredevil character will continue to live in the future Marvel projects Netflix continued in a statement.
On Twitter, the official account of Daredevil take a goodbye message: " Justice never stops ". At the time of cancellation Luke Cage, the official account also had divided A message in this friend: " Always move on. "
The magnifying shadow of Disney
Behind this decision is the inevitable spirit of the series (" We are very proud of this past season and we think it's better to complete on a good note "), But also the shadow of Disney (the owner of the Marvel universe) that swings.
The company Mickey will launch its own platform Netflix competitor, Disney +, by the end of 2019. And she is well aware that it will require many exclusive content to attract paying subscribers. Disney already has in the comic series Star wars, but also on several Marvel heroes like Loki or The Red Witch. And soon, Daredevil's mask, Iron Fist's nist, and Luke Cage's strength? The first seasons already broadcast on Netflix, which have been produced by Netflix and Marvel, will remain visible on the US platform.
The third season of Daredevil had just been posted on Netflix October 19th. To date, only two sets of "Marvel Series" waves have flooded Netflix a few years ago: Jessica Jones and Punisher. How long?
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