Netflix Officially Cancels "The Punisher" And "Jessica Jones"


When Netflix pulled the plug on Marvel’s Daredevil, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist, many concluded that The Punisher and Jessica Jones had been up subsequent. Now, with Punisher’s second season mere weeks outdated, Netflix has formally completed what it began. As of now, Variety stories that each remaining Marvel sequence have been canceled. Luckily, followers will nonetheless get yet one more season of Jessica Jones, which is able to launch in a while this 12 months. 

Netflix Officially Cancels "The Punisher" And "Jessica Jones"

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The information shouldn’t be precisely shocking, provided that Netflix gave the impression to be cleansing home of all issues Marvel. Such a call doubtless has to do with the arrival of Disney’s personal Disney+ streaming service, which has already introduced a couple of upcoming Marvel properties, together with Loki and Scarlet Witch. While it is attainable that The Defenders and Frank Castle could as soon as once more rear their heads on Disney+, there’s an unlucky caveat – the Netflix deal apparently prevents any of the characters from showing in a non-Netflix deal for 2 years.

Netflix issued a prolonged assertion on the cancellations, as follows: 

 “Showrunner Steve Lightfoot, the terrific crew, and distinctive forged together with star Jon Bernthal, delivered an acclaimed and compelling sequence for followers, and we’re proud to showcase their work on Netflix for years to return. In addition, in reviewing our Marvel programming, now we have determined that the upcoming third season will even be the ultimate season for Marvel’s ‘Jessica Jones.’ We are grateful to showrunner Melissa Rosenberg, star Krysten Ritter and your complete forged and crew, for 3 unbelievable seasons of this groundbreaking sequence, which was acknowledged by the Peabody Awards amongst many others. We are grateful to Marvel for 5 years of our fruitful partnership and thank the passionate followers who’ve adopted these sequence from the start.”