Many Marvel fans are still stunned as the Defenders were eliminated once again, the result of the cancellation of Netflix Luke Cage.
The news came a week after the cancellation of Iron fist. And without a new season of The defenders In the works, that makes the Marvel Television series go down from six programs to three. And new details have emerged regarding the decision to cancel Luke Cage on Netflix, and now it could have to do with the audience.
According to a report by The Hollywood Reporter, a source claims that the series was canceled for numerous reasons. One has to do with the creative differences, although it is not clear if it was between the executor Cheo Hodari Coker and Marvel TV, or between Netflix and Marvel. Another reason is that the two entities could not agree on the terms for a third season.
These two tidbits make it seem that the audience was not the problem with Luke CageHowever, we can not be sure that it did not affect the series completely, since Netflix does not publish those statistics. But based on the response of social networks to From Luke Cage Cancellation, the display of numbers may not have been a problem.
Marvel and Netflix issued a joint statement after the series was canceled, praising the cast, crew and fan base for their work and support of Luke Cage.
"Unfortunately, Marvel Luke Cage "We will not be back for a third season," Netflix and Marvel said in a joint statement. "Everyone at Marvel Television and Netflix are grateful to the dedicated showrunner, the writers, the cast and crew who gave life to the Hero of Harlem over the past two seasons, and to all the fans who have supported the series."
The series runner, Coker, seemed surprised by the announcement, but he was still grateful for the support of the fans of the show.
"Much [of] Regards, "Coker tweets." A lot of individual thank-you calls to make. I just want to thank Marvel, Netflix, the best writers room, cast, crew, Midnight Hour, all those who showed up at Harlem Paradise and the most amazing fan base in the world. Go ahead always … "
There are rumors that the characters will continue on Marvel TV to some extent, but we still do not know how that would happen. If Luke Cage and Iron Fist come together for a Heroes for Hire The series on Hulu, or something completely different, is not clear at this time. But the fans hope that this is not the end of these superheroes.