Daredevil: Vincent D’Onofrio (Kingpin) confirms why Netflix series was canceled

Daredevil, the successful and celebrated series of Netflix about the Marvel superhero, it was canceled after its season 3 due to the, at that time, future arrival of Disney+. This has been assured by the actor Vincent D’Onofrio, who played the villain of the Kingpin series, in a recent interview about his character’s future in Marvel Studios.

Disney + and the return of licensing to Marvel

Thus, the well-known actor who has once again played Kingpin in the series Hawkeye, now as part of the UCM, has ensured in a recent interview that the main reason for the cancellation of the successful Daredevil was the future arrival of the streaming platform Disney+, something that was accompanied by the return of the Marvel licenses to Disney, something with which the actor disagreed.

“I don’t think any of us would agree. I think we said, ‘Oh okay, we had a hit series and now it’s gone.’ You know, at the same time that the #SaveDaredevil group started to emerge, we started to discover the reasons why that happened and we understood what Marvel was doing with it. disney + launch”, explains D’Onofrio.

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And it is that after three seasons of great success and the open end of the third season, the cancellation of the series was a Hard hit to the whole team: “You know, when you’re in this business for a long time like we’ve all been, it made good business sense. What didn’t make sense to us was not continuing the series or the idea of ​​how it worked and how well it worked. Conceptually, I think we were disappointed, but I think we all understood what was going on and it was inevitable. In this business you learn to accept things because you know that in the end it is a business and there is nothing you can really do about it ”, concludes the actor.

After appearing in Hawkeye, the future of Kingpin for now is a mystery, although it is likely that we will see the mobster in future projects of the MCU; Maybe against Spider-Man?

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Source | Comicbook