Netflix’s Jessica Jones and Punisher series’s have been canceled. Due date reports that Season 3 of Jessica Jones will even now air on the streaming service, however it will mark the finish of her run. The Punisher, in the interim, won’t return, having had Season 2 release on Netflix in January 2019.
This apparently brings Marvel and Netflix’s relationship in accordance with making new shows to an end. The streaming service has just called time on its Daredevil, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist shows, which implies The Defenders are no more. Netflix has demonstrated that the shows will stay on Netflix for subscribers to watch, notwithstanding.
“Marvel’s The Punisher will not return for a third season on Netflix,” reads a statement issued to Deadline. “Showrunner Steve Lightfoot, the terrific crew, and exceptional cast including star Jon Bernthal, delivered an acclaimed and compelling series for fans, and we are proud to showcase their work on Netflix for years to come.
“In reviewing our Marvel programming, we have decided that the upcoming third season will also be the final season for Marvel’s Jessica Jones. We are grateful to showrunner Melissa Rosenberg, star Krysten Ritter, and the entire cast and crew, for three incredible seasons of this groundbreaking series, which was recognized by the Peabody Awards among many others.”
Marvel TV boss Jeph Loeb has likewise discharged an announcement, saying that the organization was excited by the stories it told with Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and Punisher. He proceeded to consider the accomplishment of uniting the characters and talked up the ability that added to doing as such.
“Marvel assembled amazing teams to write, produce, direct, edit, and score 13 seasons and 161 one-hour episodes. Take a moment and go online and look at the dazzling list of actors, writers, directors, and musicians who graced us with the very best of their craft. We loved each and every minute of it. And we did it all for you–the fans–who cheered for us around the world and made all the hard work worth it.”
Curiously, his announcement additionally demonstrated that it was Netflix’s choice to drop the shows, and proposed that Marvel isn’t finished with the characters. “Our network partner may have decided they no longer want to continue telling the tales of these great characters … but you know Marvel better than that,” he teased. “As Matthew Murdock’s Dad once said, ‘The measure of a man is not how he gets knocked to the mat, it’s how he gets back up.’ To be continued…!”
Obviously, Marvel is possessed by Disney and it has been guessed that these characters could have a future on Disney’s own streaming service, which is called Disney+. The service will be home to Season 7 of Star Wars: The Clone Wars and another new live-action Star Wars series called The Mandalorian. Disney has likewise affirmed TV indicates dependent on “beloved superheroes” that might not have had their own focus on the extra large screen. One of these is a show dependent on fan-most loved character Loki.
Disney’s Kevin Mayer, the chairman responsible for direct-to-consumer offers, previously said that migrating Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and Punisher is a possibility.