‘Daredevil’s Original Showrunner Steven DeKnight Comments on Netflix Cancellation


After three full seasons the popular streaming giant has made a decision to pull the plug on everyone's favorite blind action hero.

Deadline received a statement from Netflix saying, "Marvel's Daredevil will not return for a fourth season on Netflix". Season 2 was the last for both series.

For those wondering about the future of the existing three seasons of Daredevil, you need not worry as Netflix told Deadline that the first three seasons of the show will remain on the streaming site for posterity.

As initially reported by Deadline, Daredevil is the next Marvel casualty at Netflix.

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Netflix has announced the cancelation of its Daredevil series after three seasons, ending what was once the cornerstone element of its Marvel universe.

There's been speculation over the last month that the recent cancellations are linked to impending arrival of Disney's own streaming service, which is expected to have it owns MCU-focused TV content, since they own Marvel Entertainment. Back then, it seemed that Netflix and Marvel couldn't get enough of one another, but now it feels as though their game-changing partnership is coming to and end.

The series' second season soundtrack treated hip-hop fans to new music from rap icon Rakim. The first season was lukewarm, at best. Daredevil is reportedly said to have an "afterlife" with the series apparently continuing on Disney's own streaming service.

Doug Petrie and Marco Ramirez took over as showrunners for Season Two before going on to oversee limited series crossover The Defenders - teaming Cox's Matt Murdock with fellow vigilantes Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), Danny Rand (Finn Jones) and Luke Cage (Mike Colter) -withErik Oleson (Arrow) tapped to steer its third season, released to Netflix in October. For more, read our full breakdown of how Disney's streaming service is likely to blame for the Netflix Marvel shows getting the ax, though not in the ways you might think. Let us know in the comments!