Twitter on fire as Netflix cancels Marvel’s ‘Daredevil’

Calvin Saunders
December 1, 2018

The series starred Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock / Daredevil, a blind lawyer who turned vigilante/superhero at night. However, the statement that announces Netflix cancelled Daredevil seemed to suggest the series would return on the Disney streaming service Disney Plus.

In a recent interview with online newspaper Deadline, Netflix issued a statement that, "Marvel's Daredevil will not return for a fourth season on Netflix".

Last month, Netflix pulled the plug on Iron Fist and Luke Cage, a move many of us considered unfortunate but not terribly surprising (especially in the case of Iron Fist, woof).

It is unclear if the cancellations are due to Marvel's plans for the standalone Disney streaming service, Disney +, expected for 2019 launch.

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The cancellation of Daredevil leaves only Jessica Jones and The Punisher as the remaining Marvel properties on Netflix. As well as the third season of Daredevil was received, most of us thought that Daredevil was safe from being cancelled, well we were wrong.

Daredevil was the first Marvel/Netflix show to hit the service in 2015, and now only Jessica Jones and The Punisher are left. We may even get Charlie Cox as Daredevil in the MCU... That could still happen (maybe), but the situation is complicated enough to take a step back and look at several possibilities for the future of Daredevil and the rest of these Marvel shows and their relationship to Disney+.

"Daredevil" has been cancelled after three seasons, reports Deadline. "And to Erik Oleson, because of you we are going out on a high". If true it still remains to be seen if any of these NY superheroes will return in new or refreshed TV shows on Disney+. Your abs were as exciting as your many many punches and we'll miss them both equally.

Daredevil was the first Marvel original series to premiere on Netflix, and ended on a critically acclaimed third season. Disney's new streaming service, Disney+, may have played a role in the increasing tensions between Disney/Marvel and Netflix. But like all of the seasons on the Marvel Netflix shows, they ran a lot longer than they originally planned.

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