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Kevin Feige Says Jessica Jones, Luke Cage Could ‘Perhaps Someday’ Return

February 25, 2021 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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Kevin Feige says it is conceivable (though not certain) that Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and the other Marvel Netflix shows could return down the line. The Marvel Studios CCO spoke at the TCA Winter Press Tour and was asked about the possibility of the Netflix shows — Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and The Defenders — potentially making a return.

According to Deadline, Feige said, “I think we probably could do it, I think a lot of that stuff comes back to us. There’s always rumors online about things reverting, sometimes that’s true, sometimes it’s not, but I’m not exactly sure of the exact contracts but perhaps someday.”

The executive is referencing reports that the rights to the properties, which aired on Netflix and were canceled in 2018 and 2019, have reverted to Marvel following a two-year period after their final airings. Those reports have never been truly confirmed. A recent report said that Charlie Cox, who played Matt Murdock/Daredevil, was on set and working during production of Spider-Man: No Way Home but it is not confirmed if he would be playing his old role.

Feige noted that he wasn’t disappointed that he didn’t have control of those properties at the time of their Netflix airings (they were part of Marvel Televison under the purview of Jeph Loeb at the time), saying, “My history at Marvel is vast and involved zero control for a long time so I paid more attention to the things I gained control over rather than the things I didn’t have control over. TV at that time was just one of those things that we didn’t, just like when Fox was doing X-Men movies or Sony was doing Spiderman movies without us. That was just the rules under which Marvel was operating at the time. It was much more of an opportunity and something that excited us at Marvel Studios when Bob Iger started asking us to work on shows for Disney+. It wasn’t a disappointment or something we thought much about when Marvel Television was doing their series.”