Marvel’s Daredevil, the live action 13-episode show premiering in 2015 in all territories where Netflix is available has just released the first images of the super hero Daredevil.
“Marvel’s Daredevil” follows the journey of Matt Murdock, who was blinded as a young boy but imbued with extraordinary senses, now fighting against injustice by day as a lawyer, and by night as the super hero Daredevil in modern day Hell’s Kitchen, New York City.
Marvel’s first original series on Netflix is Executive Produced by series Showrunner Steven S. DeKnight (“Spartacus,” “Buffy: The Vampire Slayer,” “Angel”) and Drew Goddard (“Cabin in the Woods,” “Lost,” “Buffy The Vampire Slayer,” in addition to writing the first two episodes of “Marvel’s Daredevil”), along with Marvel TV’s Jeph Loeb (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Smallville,” “Heroes”). “Marvel’s Daredevil” is produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios for Netflix.
New confirmed casting out of NYCC: Ayelet Zurer (“Vanessa Marianna”), Vondie Curtis Hall (“Ben Urich”), Bob Gunton (“Leland Owlsley”) and Toby Leonard Moore (“Wesley”). These four stars join Charlie Cox (“Matt Murdock”), Deborah Ann Woll (“Karen Page”), Elden Henson (“Foggy Nelson”), with Rosario Dawson (who role was revealed as “Claire Temple”) and Vincent D’Onofrio (“Wilson Fisk”) in the critically-lauded cast of Marvel’s Daredevil.
Marvel’s Daredevil first costume is inspired by Frank Miller and John Romita Jr.’s seminal Daredevil: Man Without Fear, a series that is widely considered to be one of the most important and influential Daredevil stories of all time. The image harkens back to the original art by Romita Jr. that inspired the costume.