Marvel’s The Punisher and Jessica Jones are getting axed.
Don’t freak out, Jessica Jones fans — the third season of the show will still be streamed. But the relationship between Netflix and Marvel looks like it’s over. The two struck a deal in 2013 that involved four series based on Marvel characters, as well as The Defenders.
Confirming that The Punisher “will not return for a third season,” Netflix nodded to showrunner Steve Lightfoot and the crew in a statement to Deadline. “We are proud to showcase their work on Netflix for years to come.” Read more…
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Netflix is no longer in the Marvel superhero business, with the cancellation of “Jessica Jones” and “The Punisher.” The writing has been on the wall since last fall, when the streaming service canceled its other three Marvel shows — “Iron Fist,” “Luke Cage” and “Daredevil.” Plus, showrunner Melissa Rosenberg was already announced to leave “Jessica Jones” […]
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Frank Castle is back for another round of morally gray murder in Season 2 of Netflix’s The Punisher, and based on the above trailer, not much has changed.
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The Punisher was an unexpected addition to Marvel and Netflix’s superhero roster, which was initially designed to spotlight Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist, before bringing the “street-level” heroes together for The Defenders.
But the gun-toting antihero made such a splash in Season 2 of Daredevil, thanks to Jon Bernthal’s layered performance, it seemed like a no-brainer to spin Frank Castle off into his own series, which was recently renewed for Season 2.
Mashable spoke to showrunner Steve Lightfoot — who previously worked on Hannibal and Narcos — about bringing Marvel’s darkest hero to the small screen for Netflix. Read more…
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Marvel and Netflix’s latest show The Punisher stars Jon Bernthal as the bloodthirsty superhero. Bernthal first took on the role in the second season of Daredevil, but now he’s the headliner in a story exploring the aftermath of war and a broader government conspiracy. In the latest episode of TechCrunch’s Original Content podcast, hosts Darrell Etherington and Anthony Ha… Read More
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