As with Daredevil himself, Jon Bertnthal’s Frank Castle didn’t properly adopt the mantle of The Punisher until late in Season 2, but might the character change his ways in time for the confirmed spinoff? Bernthal himself says the Frank Castle we followed through Daredevil was very much not “The Punisher” as fans know him, though that could certainly change.
Early details on The Accountant made the new film from Warrior director Gavin O’Connor sound like it was based on a graphic novel, even though it’s not: Ben Affleck stars as a white collar accountant who leads a double-life as a lethal assassin. So it wasn’t really surprising when WB announced plans to release a tie-in comic book for The Accountant. What is a bit surprising is the tone of the first trailer, which presents an intriguing and off-kilter drama about a man struggling with a vague mental disorder.
It didn’t take for the hype of Jon Bernthal’s Punisher to generate talk of his own Daredevil spinoff, though Marvel and Netflix were quick to keep expectations down, even as Season 2 clearly set the character up for his own adventure. Now, Frank Castle’s war journal is officially open, as Marvel confirms a spinoff, showrunner and all.
Marvel’s Daredevil returns his horned brand of vigilante justice to Hell’s Kitchen as early as this Friday, introducing MCU takes on The Punisher and Elektra Natchios for Season 2. We’ve already touted Marvel’s most explosive season yet, but before your own binge, get answers to some of Daredevil Season 2's most burning questions with our spoilery FAQ review of the first seven episodes!
All of the Marvel Cinematic Universe may be erupting into Civil War, but why can’t two heavy-hitters have a friendly talk? Daredevil Season 2 may answer that question, as new footage sees Matt Murdock and The Punisher using their words, rather than their fists.
Late last night (and early this morning) saw Daredevil Season 2 sensing out a surprise look at Jon Bernthal’s Punisher and Elodie Yung’s Elektra fully outfitted in their final getup, over a week before the premiere. Now, a new teaser offers and even closer look at all three gearing up to take on a mysterious “ancient evil.”
Next Friday will see Daredevil Season 2 unleashing Jon Bernthal’s Punisher and Elodie Yung’s Elektra into the MCU, but the Man Without Fear just couldn’t wait to show off his new friends. The full costumed looks for both new additions have arisen in a new billboard, skull logo, sais and all!
Marvel’s Netflix ‘Daredevil’ returns for 2016 with a punishing and confident Season 2, full of darkly rich new characters and an even more heightened sense of action. Our early review, before all episodes suit up for streaming on March 18!
Marvel’s Daredevil Season 2 dropped plenty of jaws by its first trailer (literally and figuratively), but few moreso than by revealing that a second half was due on February 25. Fortunately for those without calendars, that day has arrived, with all-new Elektra-fying footage of Daredevil Season 2!
As evidenced by a handful of set photos posted last week, Edgar Wright is currently in production on Baby Driver, his long-awaited follow-up to The World’s End. The seemingly music-centric action flick has assembled an excellent cast, but Wright isn’t quite done adding to the lineup just yet, as Daredevil star Jon Bernthal has also signed on to star in the upcoming film.