In a shocking move, Netflix cancels Marvel’s Iron Fist after two seasons

Danny Rand (Finn Jones), aka the Immortal Iron Fist, will not be fighting evil on Netflix anymore.

Enlarge / Danny Rand (Finn Jones), aka the Immortal Iron Fist, will not be fighting evil on Netflix anymore. (credit: Netflix)

We here at Ars were quite pleased with the vastly improved second season of Iron Fist, arguably the least popular of all the Netflix Defenders series. The writing and fight choreography were better in season 2, the characters and their relations were more fully developed, and it had a thematically interesting premise in its exploration of the nature of power. Plus it ended with one hell of a plot twist.

So we were looking forward to how the writers built on all that in season 3. Alas, Netflix has abruptly canceled the series, informing the cast just a few hours after the odd decision, Deadline reports. It's the first time the axe has fallen for one of the Netflix Defenders series.

Here is the joint statement from Netflix and Marvel in full:

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