EXCLUSIVE: The ax still falls on Marvel's series on Netflix. Daredevil, who launched the Marvel Universe on the streaming platform, was canceled after three seasons. The move follows Netflix Iron Fist and Luke Cage last month – but Daredevil seems to have a hereafter elsewhere.
"Marvel's Daredevil will not return to Netflix for a fourth season," the Streamer said tonight in a deadline statement. "We are incredibly proud of the last and final season of the show, and although it is painful for the fans, it is best for us to close this chapter." We are the partners of Marvel, showrunner Erik Oleson, the authors of the show, the outstanding crew and the incredible cast, including Charlie Cox as Daredevil and we are grateful for the fans who have supported the show over the years "Netflix added just one month after the third season added series in service.
Unlike  Iron Fist or  Luke Cage the door for the blind protector of Hell's Kitchen in NYC seems to be wide open, possibly on the impending Disney + streaming platform.
"While the series on Netflix is over, the three existing seasons will remain in use for many years, while the character Daredevil will continue in future projects for Marvel." Netflix also said
With The Defenders never wanted to return via their 2017 mini-series and fall Iron Fist and Luke Cage deletion Daredevil As soon as his highly anticipated and highly acclaimed third season was released, only two Marvel series remain on Netflix, Jessica Jones and The Punisher.
W Among these "future projects", Cox's Daredevil means an appearance with his colleague Defenders or that led by Jon Bernthal Vigilante series seen. A series Daredevil on the planned Disney streaming platform or another movie might also be an option, though the latter seems unlikely, as we hear.
The era of Marvel TV on Netflix seems to be developing At the same time Disney is ending its own streaming service with the already announced Loki and Scarlett Witch series for Disney +, which is led by Marvel's film department Kevin Feige. The upcoming new seasons of Jessica Jones and The Punisher are still planned on Netflix as planned, the sources said.
Overall, the take on Cox and Vincent D & # 39; Onofrio, who tweeted over a fourth season in the past few weeks, shows how strained the relationship between Netflix and the Jeph Loeb Run Marvel TV has become. Not nearly when their multi-series deal was first announced in 2013 with a big smile and almost bigger plans.
The current state of affairs became painful as the SVOD player abruptly pulled the plug in a third season of ] Luke Cage last month. One week after Iron Fist Rosa was slipped, the cancellation of Harlem's Hero took place on October 19, after the nearly half screenplays for a 3rd season had been written and a formal renewal was considered a foregone conclusion Times have changed in the digital landscape, and Marvel shows on Netflix are costly, even with the generous tax credits in New York, which have been given an extra clause for the series. When the first deal with Marvel / Disney was made by Netflix five years ago, the company, desperate for big content, put a lot of money into the series – which it never owned. Quite different is the situation that flooded Netflix in new series and in the recurring series with the keys.
In this context, Netflix and Marvel TV have also argued about seasonal assignments, and this may have played a role in the death of [19459005Daredevilas it was Luke Cage . s. All Marvel series are part of the first wave of the original Netflix series and have produced 13 relay seasons. Since then, Netflix has changed the season of 10 episodes and put pressure on Marvel TV to switch to fewer episodes that the company has resisted.
There were also creative issues with a revolving door by Showrunners in Marvel's Netflix shows. For each season of Daredevil there were new showrunners, with Iron Fist for and Jessica Jones also undergoing a Showrunner change.
BTW – No official Return date for The Punisher or Jessica Jones was published by either Marvel or Netflix