Just a week after the terrifying end Iron Fist [19459021AfterapromisingsecondseasonNetflixandMarvelhavelaunchedanotheroftheirsuperheroshowsThestreamingservicehasconfirmedthataftertwoseasons Luke Cage will be canceled.
Deadline has this joint statement by Netflix and Marvel tonight:
Unfortunately, Marvel's Luke Cage will not return for a third season. Everyone at Marvel Television and Netflix are grateful to the dedicated showrunner, authors, cast and crew who have brought Harlem's Hero to life over the past two seasons and to all the fans who supported the series.
The move is another startling one for the companies, as Luke Cage was like Iron Fist before that and set up some very interesting moves for a third season, almost to this day Especially in a world where Netflix was proud to continue developing its Marvel range as a post-Disney streaming service future.
Last July, Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer of Netflix, pleased investors for Netflix in the second quarter, reported that the future of its Marvel shows, despite the Disney / Fox Fusion commentary that re-emerged online this week (via Inverse) after the cancellation of Iron Fist last Week was light Sarandos said:
We have to cancel these shows and we are very pleased with their performance so far.
But now that Luke Cage got the ax too, I am for sure that investors will have more specific questions next time.
The time will tell what the remaining Marvel shows in Netflix Roster Daredevil just debuted his third season, The Punisher and Jessica Jones which lost its showrunner Melissa Rosenberg in August after signing a new contract with Warner Bros. TV. However, the team-up series The Defenders never received an official refusal; Some sites reported that the Facebook page for this show was recently renamed by Netflix into a "Space to Live All Super, Sci-Fi, Fantastic, and Beyond."
We asked Netflix for comments and will let you know Learn more when we hear it.