Posted on Friday, January 22nd, 2016 by Jacob Hall
There are many things we can say about the first season of Marvel and Netflix’s Daredevil series – Charlie Cox and Vincent D’Onofrio are great! Foggy sucks! It sags in the middle episodes! It’s really good overall! – but one element stands out above everything else: the action is fantastic. Considering that many modern television shows still half-ass their action scenes with dull coverage cut together in a rapid-fire style, Daredevil was a breath of fresh air. Every fight scene was beautifully shot. Every punch looked like it hurt.
With the second season of the show arriving in a little over a month, news about what we can expect has switched from a slow trickle to geyser mode. Naturally, some of the new chatter revolves around the action scenes, including a sequence that sounds like a direct attempt to top the incredible hallway scene from season one.
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Posted on Monday, January 18th, 2016 by Fred Topel
Netflix had two Marvel panels for the Television Critics Association, one for Jessica Jones and another for Daredevil. In between panels, Marvel Television Head Jeph Loeb spoke with reporters about the shows. Season two of Daredevil introduces Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal) and there is already talk of Bernthal getting his own The Punisher series. There is still a second season of Jessica Jones and launches of Luke Cage, Iron Fist and The Defenders on the plate, but Loeb is open to spinning off Castle.
After the jump, read Loeb’s comments on a possible Punisher spinoff series — and learn more about what Daredevil‘s other major new character, Elektra, will be up to in season two.
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When Netflix started their relationship with Marvel Studios, their slate was quite ambitious. The streaming service struck a deal for series adaptations of Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist, all leading up to an assembly of The Defenders. However, it sounds like one more Marvel series may enter the equation, and it’s all because of the second season of Daredevil.
Jon Bernthal will be playing Frank Castle, aka The Punisher, in the second season of the first Marvel series to debut on Netflix, and apparently the streaming service and Marvel are so happy with the character that they’re already developing a spin-off series for the vigilante. Find out more below! Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 by Angie Han
While we’ve been oohing and ahhing over the first look at Doctor Strange, the MCU’s TV side has also dropped some interesting new snapshots. Netflix’s Daredevil has just revealed its first official images, featuring two new key players for next season: Frank Castle a.k.a. Punisher, played by Jon Bernthal, and Elektra, played by Élodie Yung. Check ’em out after the jump. Read More »
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Posted on Monday, October 12th, 2015 by Angie Han
Hell’s Kitchen is getting crowded, and we’re not talking about the 150,000+ fans who flocked to the Javits Center for New York Comic Con this weekend. We’re talking about two heavyweight characters coming to Daredevil Season 2, set in a fictional (and far less gentrified) version of Hell’s Kitchen.
Marvel and Netflix unveiled the first teaser for the next run of Daredevil episodes at their NYCC panel, and included in it were our first looks at Elektra (Élodie Yung) and the Punisher (Jon Bernthal). Watch the Daredevil Season 2 teaser after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Friday, October 2nd, 2015 by Angie Han
What’s the latest on Josh Boone‘s New Mutants? Who’s directing Jessica Jones? When will Batman: Arkham Knight return to PC? What happens when Superman oversleeps? Has the Arrow / Flash crossover episode started shooting? What would the Justice League look like as D&D characters? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, October 1st, 2015 by Angie Han
What prop did Ryan Reynolds steal from the Deadpool set? Whose Punisher would win in a fight, Jon Bernthal‘s or Norman Reedus‘? What does Kevin Feige think of Ronda Rousey‘s Captain Marvel campaign? What does the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. premiere say about the MCU’s future? Which key character will Bruce finally meet on the next Gotham? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 by Angie Han
Want a first look at Jon Bernthal sporting the Punisher logo? Will the DC movies and shows ever cross over? Who else is getting dragged into the S.H.I.E.L.D. / Carter Dubsmash wars? What does Paul Bettany think of Jason Statham‘s superhero diss? Is Josh Brolin nervous about playing Thanos? What can Jeremy Irons say about Batman v Superman‘s Alfred? Are there new photos from the Flash and Arrow premieres? Who’s who in the Luke Cage cast? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »