Netflix Cancels ‘Jessica Jones’ And ‘The Punisher’

On Monday, Netflix cancelled its two remaining series’ from the Marvel universe, axing “Jessica Jones” and “The Punisher.”

The third season of“Jessica Jones” is set to air sometime this year, while the second season of “The Punisher” came out in January.

Netflix said Monday in a statement: “‘Marvel’s The Punisher’ will not return for a third season on Netflix.  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.”

These two series are the final victims of Netflix’s Marvel purge, after “Iron Fist,” “Luke Cage” and “Daredevil” were canceled last year.

Netflix finally cancels ‘The Punisher’ and ‘Jessica Jones,’ the last of its Marvel shows


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