‘Luke Cage’ Canceled as Netflix Trims Its Marvel Roster Some More

Well, this is totally messed up! The cancellation follows on the heels of ‘Iron Fist’ getting the ax. Netflix has canceled its second show from Marvel in as many weeks: Luke Cage is done after two seasons.The cancellation comes seven days after the streaming service pulled the plug on Iron Fist, also after two seasons. Both shows were part of the original quintet of Marvel … Continue reading ‘Luke Cage’ Canceled as Netflix Trims Its Marvel Roster Some More

Composers for Marvel’s TV Universe Strike a Different Chord

Traditionally, when comic-book super-heroes are adapted for the screen, they are accompanied by big orchestras playing heroic themes. Think John Williams’ “Superman” theme or Danny Elfman’s “Spider-Man” music. For its TV series, however, Marvel has thrown out the old rulebook. Like the Marvel Universe itself, not every hero is alike; some of them don’t even wear colorful costumes. No fewer than 13 series based on Marvel Comics … Continue reading Composers for Marvel’s TV Universe Strike a Different Chord