Netflix has canceled three of their Defenders shows. Daredevil, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist have all gotten canceled and while Jessica Jones seems to be up in the air, a second season of The Punisher has been announced, Comicbook.com reports.
Actor Jon Bernthal will return as Frank Castle, but not much more is known. No doubt more villains will be mowed down in the streets of New York. As we saw in the first season, the primary story-arc revolved around Castle taking out the conspirators who had his family murdered. A sub-plot of the season involved a young man suffering from PTSD who goes on a rampage through the city. Some fans of the Marvel vigilante thought the series made Castle too much sympathetic. I slightly disagree. I enjoyed the show a great deal, even in its darkest moments.
The question now is what will season two revolve around? Ben Barnes played Billy Russo aka Jigsaw. He definitely got a rough beating in the first season, so it is curious if he and Castle will have another showdown. However, perhaps other villains like Loony Bin Jim or Barracuda will appear to fight the Punisher.
The surprising thing is that Daredevil was canceled along with the others. Perhaps the Punisher will allow Daredevil to have a final goodbye before all of these shows are gone.
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