New Report Reveals Why Netflix and Marvel Cancelled Luke Cage

Lawrence Kim
October 22, 2018

He wrote on Instagram, "Luke Cage represented something more than just entertainment". Iva was visibly pregnant when the couple attended the Luke Cage season 2 premiere earlier this year; we wish the couple the best with their new addition.

Though the Marvel-Netflix show "Daredevil" just returned for its third season, some fans are anxious about what this means for the rest of "The Defenders" characters - Jessica Jones and Daredevil - now that Iron First and Luke Cage are done. Netflix does not release their viewership figures for their shows, but it doesn't appear that Luke Cage lacked support. Those creatives had apparently been crafting stories, reviewing notes and feedback from Marvel Television and Netflix brass, and polishing up scripts for roughly six months prior to the series' cancellation. Showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker and his team had created much of the plot outline for Season 3 already, according to Deadline, when the delivery of more detailed drafts to Marvel and Netflix caused problems.

The cancellation of both Luke Cage and Iron Fist brings Marvel TV's shows on Netflix down to Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and Punisher.

Given how baffling this news was to fans, they aren't sitting sweetly and just accepting Netflix's decision.

Luke Cage actor Mike Colter was also thankful for the opportunity to portray Luke Cage and had a positive message.

Looks like it's a not-so-sweet Christmas for the hero of Harlem. It seemed that both Luke Cage and Iron Fist had overcome some of their respective early stumbles and showed significant improvement in their sophomore seasons. That's why when Marvel canceled the bulletproof hero, fans were in shock.

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