Netflix Cancels 'Luke Cage' After Two Seasons


But Finn Jones, star of the also-cancelled Iron Fist, showed his solidarity by posting an image on Instagram of the Iron Fist meeting the fist of Luke Cage, punctuated by two fist emojis (one black, one white) on either side of a heart.

The news was announced tonight via The Hollywood Reporter, with Netflix and Marvel releasing a joint statement addressing the matter.

Another Netflix MCU series bites the dust, as Luke Cage will not be returning for a third season. Last week in not much of a surprise Netflix cancelled Iron Fist after it's second season.

Streaming giant Netflix is flexing its own super powers and putting an immediate end to its "Luke Cage" series.

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According to their sources the cancellation of Luke Cage was caused due to creative differences as well as the inability for the parties to come up with a deal. A writer's room had reportedly already started work on a third season of "Luke Cage" for an expected 10 episode order but then Netflix opted to cancel the series on Friday after continued turmoil with Marvel over the direction of the series.

"Luke Cage" will not have a third season on Netflix after all. Especially in a world where Netflix proudly championed its stable of Marvel series as something that would continue to thrive in a post-Disney streaming service future. Netflix unexpectedly pulled the plug on a third season today. He also appeared in Jessica Jones and the crossover miniseries The Defenders.

We reached out to Netflix for comment but had not heard back at time of writing.

The move is another surprising one for the companies, given that Luke Cage was, like Iron Fist before it, setting up some very intriguing moves for a third season that, up until today, felt all but guaranteed.