The second season of Marvel’s ‘Daredevil’ just got a lot more exciting. Not only do we now know that Punisher will be part of season 2, but actor Jon Bernthal has been cast to fill the role. Check out all the details on this below, and share your thoughts after the JUMP!
While we anxiously wait for news on who will play Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel has dropped one hell of a piece of casting news. They’ve announced today that Jon Bernthal (Wolf of Wall Street, The Walking Dead, Fury) has joined the upcoming season of Daredevil! Bernthal will portray The Punisher, one of Marvel’s most popular characters. He is a vigilante who aims to clean up Hell’s Kitchen by any means necessary, no matter how lethal the results.
“Jon Bernthal brings an unmatched intensity to every role he takes on, with a potent blend of power, motivation and vulnerability that will connect with audiences,” said Jeph Loeb, Marvel’s Head of Television in a press release today. “Castle’s appearance will bring dramatic changes to the world of Matt Murdock and nothing will be the same.” Daredevil is Executive Produced by Doug Petrie (Buffy The Vampire Slayer), Marco Ramirez (DaVinci’s Demons) and Drew Goddard (Cabin in the Woods), along with Marvel TV’s Jeph Loeb (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.). Thoughts?