The first drama of superheroes broadcast three seasons on the streaming giant.
The Marvel Netflix list continues to shrink.
The stream giant has canceled Daredevil – the first of its Marvel shows at the premiere on the platform – after three seasons. The drama starring Charlie Cox is the third series of Marvel to be canceled on Netflix in recent weeks, joining Iron fist and Luke CageOnly Jessica jones and chastener remain on Netflix, as his Marvel relationship continues to sour. This step takes place two weeks after showrunter Eric Oleson. mill fourth season Daredevil to Netflix and Marvel execs.
"Marvel Daredevil will not return to Netflix in season four, Netflix said in a statement on Friday. “We are very proud of the last and last season of the show, and although it’s very painful for the fans, we think it's best to close this chapter on a high note, We are grateful to our partners Marvel, showrunner Eric Oleson, the writers, the star team and the incredible actors, including Charlie Cox as Daredevil himself, and we are grateful to the fans who have supported the show for many years. While the series on Netflix is over, the three existing seasons will remain in service for many years, while the Daredevil character will live in future projects for Marvel. ”
Cancel comes as corporate parent Marvel Disney launches its own rival Netflix, Disney +. This direct customer service will include a list of high-profile Marvel series, including one focused on Loki, the god of mischief, starring Tom Hiddleston. Disney had previously announced plans to pull all of its Marvel films from Netflix and exclusively place them on Disney +. (Black Panther, Dr. Strange and guardians of the galaxy currently being streamed over Netflix – for now.) Sources say Hollywood Reporter what's the remaining Marvel series on Netflix – Jessica jones and Daredevil spin off chastener – will remain on the tape drive until they have completed their course, compared to the initial deal with five show companies (which included cancellation Luke Cage, Iron fist and mashup miniseries Defenders).
Marvel and Netflix relationships were tense as a result of negotiations Luke CageThe scenarios for a potential third season were almost complete when Netflix and Marvel could not agree on a new season. Sources note that the problems included a total count of episodes, because Netflix wanted to reduce the standard launch from 13 to 10 in an attempt to tighten the ad. In addition, in almost all the dramas of Marvel on Netflix, there were creative issues that led to the pivot door of the show’s changes to the series, including Daredevil, Iron Fist and Jessica jones, (The last one, who will return to the third season in 2019, saw that creator / showrunner Melissa Rosenberg is sent to a bargain deal with Warner Bros. TV.)
Cancellation Decision Daredevil comes as Netflix was looking for other properties to turn into profitable franchises amidst a bigger push to own its content. (All Marvel shows belong to comics electronics, as Netflix has to pay a license fee for Disney's ABC Studios.) The recent streamer deals included a huge pact for The Chronicles of Narniawhich he plans to turn into a film and television universe, as well as covenants with comic creator Mark Millar for several TV shows and films (and comics). Just this week, Netflix signed an agreement with eight figures on copyright rights Roald Dahl with the greater goal of creating several animated series based on works, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,