The stars of Marvel’s Jessica Jones and The Punisher gave their thoughts on the cancellations of their respective shows.
The news of Netflix’s decision to cancel both Marvel’s Jessica Jones and The Punisher wasn’t a surprise to most. But it’s still likely bittersweet for the cast and crew of both shows. Now many of them are sharing their thoughts.
Several stars from the two shows have taken to social media to give their reactions to the cancellations of their respective series’. As expected, most are sad to be finishing their journeys, but are happy to have been a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Jessica Jones star Krysten Ritter reflected on the show’s final table read in and thanked the cast, crew and fans for their commitment an in Instagram post:
Ritter wasn’t the only Jessica Jones alum to share her thoughts, as both Rachael Taylor and Eka Darville also used Instagram to pay tribute to the show and its fans:
Showrunner Melissa Rosenberg expressed her gratitude in a Twitter post, along with her excitement for the upcoming final season:
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The cast of The Punisher was feeling equally sentimental. Series star Jon Bernthal kicked it off, and interestingly, the actor posted his message shortly before news of the cancellation was official. In the message, he paid tribute to his flawed character and thanked comic book fans for their support. He also used the opportunity to thank the men and women of the Armed Services for their contributions:
Bernthal was later joined by castmates Jason R. Moore and Amber Rose Revah, who gave farewells to the show and their characters:
If anyone is truly stunned by the cancellations of these shows, it would be the casts and crews, but all seem to be handling it well. It’s clear to see they have become attached to their roles and have also formed strong bonds over the last few years. What the future holds for their characters is anyone’s guess, but it’s safe to say fans won’t forget their contributions to the MCU.