Streaming exclusively on Netflix sometime next year, Marvel's Daredevil series is currently filming in New York City. Possibly not the only Marvel Netflix series to premiere in 2015, Daredevil is the first of four series and a miniseries event coming to Netflix. Joining The Man Without Fear as a series is Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist with all of them coming together (a la The Avengers) in the miniseries event The Defenders.
Actor Charlie Cox has been cast in the leading role of Matt Murdock / Daredevil. Cox is known for roles in Boardwalk Empire and Stardust. There's also other exciting casting announcements that have already been made.
Here's a list of Daredevil castings so far, and as of the publishing date of this post.
- Charlie Cox is the Man Without Fear in Marvel's Daredevil [as Matt Murdock / Daredevil]
- Vincent D'Onofrio is Wilson Fisk on Marvel's Daredevil on Netflix [as Wilson Fisk a.k.a. The Kingpin]
- Rosario Dawson Joins Marvel's Daredevil For Netflix [unknown role]
- Elden Henson Joins Marvel's Daredevil For Netflix [as Foggy Nelson]
Via Entertainment Weekly:
- 'True Blood' actress to star in Marvel's 'Daredevil' [as Karen Page]
Quick role call recap. Daredevil, his love interest Karen Page, his enemy Fisk, his sidekick Foggy, one unknown role and a character named Hachiro have all been cast.
Daredevil is filming in NYC right now and a set report has already confirmed this along with that report stating Murdock's origin story from the comic book universe is intact. Click here to check out Latino-Review's Daredevil set report.
Marvel's official synopsis of the Daredevil series:
“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.