Netflix Cancels JESSICA JONES, THE PUNISHER

Netflix Cancels JESSICA JONES, THE PUNISHER

Variety reports that Netflix has canceled the last of its Marvel series.

"The Punisher"'s second season and "Jessica Jones"' upcoming third season will be its last, Netflix confirmed. Netflix recently canceled marvel series "Daredevil," "Iron First," and "Luke Cage."

"Marvel's 'The Punisher' will not return for a third season on Netflix," Netflix said in a statement. "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 addition, 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. We are grateful to Marvel for five years of our fruitful partnership and thank the passionate fans who have followed these series from the beginning."

Marvel TV boss Jeph Loeb wrote a letter to fans post-cancellation. "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 said.

Read the original story on Variety.

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