And so it ends. I’m not talking only about Marvel’s Jessica Jones, which burst onto the scene just a few years ago with such a deft deconstruction of the entire superhero genre and its male power fantasies.
No, this final season – for the show was cancelled before the third season was even released – is also the end of that bold collaboration between Marvel and Netflix intended to give us proper grown-up superheroes and quality Netflix programming that also linked up with the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
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Not a lot of acquisitions this week. The biggie is Amazon’s bulk purchase of 75 Russian films and TV series, although when they’ll end up becoming available is anyone’s guess, as a few of those listed were already available. Plus Amazon never tells anyone.
Otherwise, a couple of show got picked up and had premiere dates: CBC (Canada)’s Bellevue and Viaplay (Sweden)’s most viewed show ever Advokaten (The Lawyer).