Netflix has canceled its Marvel collection, “The Punisher,” after two seasons, in addition to “Jessica Jones” after its third and remaining season.
“Marvel’s ‘The Punisher’ won’t return for a 3rd season on Netflix,” the streaming platform introduced in a press release to a number of shops on Monday. “Showrunner Steve Lightfoot, the terrific crew, and distinctive forged together with star Jon Bernthal, delivered an acclaimed and compelling collection for followers, and we’re proud to showcase their work on Netflix for years to come back.”
The assertion went on to elucidate that upon extra reviewing of their Marvel content material, Netflix had additionally determined that the upcoming third season of “Jessica Jones” will probably be its final.
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“We’re grateful to showrunner Melissa Rosenberg, star Krysten Ritter, and your entire forged and crew, for 3 unimaginable seasons of this groundbreaking collection, which was acknowledged by the Peabody Awards amongst many others,” the assertion learn. “We’re grateful to Marvel for 5 years of our fruitful partnership and thank the passionate followers who’ve adopted these collection from the start.”
The cancellations mark the ultimate Marvel collection to be canned by Netflix, after “Iron Fist,” “Luke Cage” and “Daredevil” had been additionally canceled in current months.
The “Punisher” star, Jon Bernthal, expressed his gratitude for attending to painting Frank and, “stroll in his boots,” in a social media submit reacting to the cancellation.
“To all who’ve served. All who know loss. All who love and perceive Frank and his ache,” he wrote. “It has been an honor to stroll in his boots. I’m endlessly grateful to the comedian followers and the women and men of the Armed Providers and regulation enforcement neighborhood who Frank means a lot to. Thanks to the USMC and all of the great troopers who educated me. Go Arduous. Be protected.”
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In the meantime, Krysten Ritter, who performed Jessica Jones, shared the way it had been a “dream” function to work on the collection.
“I really like these folks to the moon and again,” she wrote alongside a photograph taken at a desk learn for the collection finale. “It has been a dream to play Jessica alongside my superb forged and the perfect crew within the enterprise for these previous 5 years. I’m so grateful for each second of it.”
“We’ve THE BEST followers,” she continued. “You guys imply the world to me and I admire you past phrases. The ultimate season of #JessicaJones is coming later this 12 months and I’m happy with how we full JJ’s journey. I can’t look ahead to you all to see it. Keep tuned and extra to come back. 💪🏻🖤.”
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Following the announcement, Marvel TV head Jeph Loeb teased the concept of the reveals being picked up elsewhere.
“Our Community companion could have determined they now not need to proceed telling the tales of those nice characters … however Marvel higher than that,” he wrote in a letter to followers revealed on Marvel’s web site. “As Matthew Murdock’s Dad as soon as stated, ‘The measure of a person shouldn’t be how he will get knocked to the mat, it’s how he will get again up.’ To be continued…!”