Daredevil wrapped its second season with the insinuation—and that’s putting it mildly—that its story was far from finished, so the announcement that Marvel and Netflix’s eldest collaboration would be returning for a third string of episodes wasn’t exactly a shocker. You could, however, call it a relief. After the premature loss of Agent Carter earlier this year, it’s hard to get too confident in the enduring power of some of our favorite comic book series. As such, we heave a deep, delighted sigh at the news that Daredevil will indeed return for season three, as announced during the San Diego Comic-Con panel for Luke Cage, another collaboration of Marvel and Netflix.
Daredevil’s first season premiered at just the right time to jumpstart the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s thus far middling small screen branch. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. was two seasons in and failing to accrue much more than frustration from the viewing community. Though Agent Carter warranted a good deal more buzz, the limitations of network television were still very present in its execution. Netflix would prove a perfect venue for the MCU, as exhibited first in Daredevil and then in Jessica Jones. Now, we’ve got Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and The Defenders series on the way, in addition to this third season of Daredevil and a previously announced spin-off series for its fan favorite villain, the Punisher.
We don’t yet know where a third season will take titular hero Matt Murdock and his varied allies and enemies, nor which new characters from the source material might make their way to the screen for this new round of eps. But now we know we’ll have the opportunity to find out!
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