Netflix canceled The Punisher and Jessica Jones, their latest Marvel TV shows. This effectively brings the Marvel Netflix Universe to an end. However, a Marvel statement suggests that this will not be the last time we see these characters on television.
The rise and fall of the Marvel Netflix universe
Comic book characters now dominate the cinematic box office, so it was only a matter of time before they exploded on our TV screens as well. That's why it was exciting to see Netflix building his own Marvel mini universe based on The Defenders.
Individual shows: Daredevil, Iron Fist, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones and The Defenders got mixed responses. So much so that we review and classify Marvel's Netflix showsqualifying Daredevil as the best of the group. But now all have been canceled.
Netflix cancels The Punisher and Jessica Jones
Netflix canceled Iron Fist and Luke Cage in October 2018 after two seasons each. That was quickly followed by Daredevil, which was canceled in November 2018 after three seasons. The Defenders only ran for one season, leaving only two programs still on the air.
Now, as first reported on Deadline, Netflix canceled The Punisher and Jessica Jones. The Punisher is being eliminated after only two seasons, while Jessica Jones will retire after her third season. What marks the end for the Marvel Netflix partnership.
Letter to the fans of Marvel Television from Jeph Loeb: https://t.co/ph2jJey2Ah[19659013◆-MarvelEntertainment(@Marvel) February 18, 2019
Netflix issued a statement saying:  "Marvel's The Punisher will not be returning for a third season on Netflix, and […] the next third season will also be the final season for Marvel's Jessica Jones." We are grateful to Marvel for five years of our fruitful partnership and we thank the passionate fans who have followed these series from the beginning ".
Marvel also sent a letter to the fans, with Jeph Loeb saying:
"Our network may have decided that your partner does not want to continue telling the stories of these great characters … but you know that Marvel It's better than that, as Matthew Murdock's father once said: "The measure of a man is not the way he is thrown onto the mat, it is the way he gets up." He will continue …! " Loeb's statement suggests that Daredevil and company. We will come back in some way or another. Whether it's on the big screen or on the small screen, and together or separately, remains to be seen. But let's not forget that Disney will launch Disney + by the end of 2019.
What to see on Netflix After The Defenders
For now, we will have to say goodbye to Daredevil, Iron Fist, Luke Cage, The Punisher, and the defenders. But do not despair. If you have seen all the Marvel shows on Netflix, here are the shows to see after finishing The Defenders.
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