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Marvel-Netflix shows have been dropping likes flies, from Iron Fist to Luke Cage to Daredevil. And the streaming giant may be training its sights on one more comic book series: The Punisher. The Jon Bernthal series debuted its second season last week, but it may be its last season if its viewership numbers indicate anything.
A new report shows a sharp decline in The Punisher season 2 viewership from Season 1. While Netflix has not announced anything, the numbers-fixated streaming service may use this as an opportunity to take out another Marvel series.
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Posted on Friday, January 18th, 2019 by Fred Topel
The return of Marvel’s The Punisher comes at a precarious time for Marvel shows on Netflix. Along with Luke Cage and Iron Fist, Daredevil was recently cancelled after its third season, leading many to wonder why Netflix is dropping them. It still remains unknown if these shows will continue on Disney+, but the Jon Bernthal-led series The Punisher is back with a second season on Netflix right now.
Showrunner Steve Lightfoot spoke with /Film by phone about the new season earlier this week, and we talked about those cancellations, Frank Castle’s character arc, the show’s take on Jigsaw, what a third season might be about, and more. Read More »
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