Netflix says goodbye to two of its superheroes

The over-populated template of the Marvel superhero in Netflix has lost two members. The streaming platform has canceled the series, Iron Fist and Luke Cage, bo

Netflix says goodbye to two of its superheroes

The over-populated template of the Marvel superhero in Netflix has lost two members. The streaming platform has canceled the series, Iron Fist and Luke Cage, both after two seasons. The decision has coincided with the premiere of the third season of one of his comrades, Daredevil, last Friday. And in both cases has been a surprise.

According to Deadline, Netflix has sentenced Luke Cage on the 19th of October. Since its premiere, the series of the superhero black was praised by critics and attracted the interest of the audience. The first installment debuted on the 30th of September 2016 and the second was released a few months ago on the 22nd of June.

The showrunner, Cheo Hodari Coker, and the writers took six months working on the scripts for the third season. And the actors, including the protagonist, Mike Colter, were still under contract. According to sources in the medium, creative differences among the team, Marvel and Netflix as well as the increasing cost of production are located behind the end of the hero of Harlem.

In terms of Iron Fist, the first season, which premiered on march 17, he received criticism rather negative, in spite of which it was renewed for a second edition, issued last September 7. The new chapters were better received by the critics, but eventually the series was cancelled on 12 October.

it is not Yet clear if any of the two series could resurrect in the next streaming platform of Disney, which owns Marvel. This service marked, in fact, the end of its distribution deal with Netflix, and it has possibly influenced the end of the above-mentioned series of superheroes.

at the time, Netflix is counting on Daredevil, which as mentioned previously has three seasons; its spin-off The Punisher, renewed for a second delivery; and Jessica Jones , who works in the third. It should be noted, moreover, that was never raised to produce a second season of The Defenders, a miniseries derived starring all the superheroes with the exception of the Punisher.

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Updated Date: 26 October 2018, 19:40

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