Marvel Already Has Plans For ‘Daredevil’ Seasons 4, 5, and 6, According to Jeph Loeb

/Film | 9/24/2018 | Hoai-Tran Bui
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With Disney‘s streaming service set to take over the field of Marvel spin-offs and other Marvel Cinematic Universe content, where does that leave the oft-ignored Marvel TV? Still going strong, according to Marvel TV chief Jeph Loeb, who revealed that plans are already in place for more seasons of Marvel’s flagship Netflix series, Daredevil.

Daredevil season 3 hasn’t even hit Netflix yet, but Loeb revealed that the higher-ups at Marvel TV have plans for Daredevil season 4, season 5, and season 6. While the Daredevil team still works on a season-by-season basis, Loeb confirmed to Entertainment Weekly that there is an overall plan in the works. The Marvel TV head told the outlet in an interview:

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“We find the best showrunners that we can, whether it’s Steve Lightfoot on Punisher or Erik [Oleson] on Daredevil, and we work together with them to craft the best story that we can. Does Marvel have an idea as to what Daredevil 4, 5, or 6 could be? Sure. But ultimately those things will be shifted and talked about by the two other important parties that are involved: the network — Netflix — and our showrunner.”

This paints a silver lining on the future of Marvel TV, which has been shaky at best. With Marvel Studios focusing all its energies on the MCU and its Disney streaming spin-offs, the Netflix and ABC TV series have been all but forgotten. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. may or may not be headed toward its final season, Defenders has no prospect of a second season, and — let’s face it — the fan fervor around even critically acclaimed Netflix series like Daredevil and Jessica Jones is fading.

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But Marvel TV keeps plugging on, with the aforementioned series plus Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and The Punisher plugging along with new seasons that get further...
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