Marvel’s ‘Daredevil’ Gets April Netflix Premiere Date, Paints the Town Red with Rad New Poster
We’ve been looking forward to Marvel’s Netflix ‘Daredevil’ for well over a year now, and with production having moved onto ‘AKA Jessica Jones,’ the streaming service has finally set a premiere for the first of its street-level heroes. ‘Daredevil’ will officially hit Netflix in its first season entirety April 10, the first of ‘The Defenders‘ to hit the streets, and with a brand new poster!
Netflix made the official announcement to kick off the onslaught of TCA news, with further updates on the ‘Daredevil’ series likely to come later on. The Man Without Fear’s new 13-episode series was originally projected for May, but an April 10 release date is just fine by us. Plus, sweet poster!
Featuring ‘Boardwalk Empire’ star Charlie Cox in the titular role of Matt Murdock, the cast of Marvel’s 2015 series ‘Daredevil’ also includes ‘True Blood’ hottie Deborah Ann Woll as Karen Page, ‘The Leftovers’ star Scott Glenn as Matt’s sensei Stick, ‘Falling Skies’ alum Peter Shinkoda in an unknown role, ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ star Elden Henson as Matt’s best friend Foggy Nelson, Vincent D’Onofrio as Kingpin Wilson Fisk, and Rosario Dawson as Claire Temple / Night Nurse.
Not only that, but the show’s New York Comic-Con 2014 panel revealed the inclusion of Vondie Curtis-Hall as reporter Ben Urich, ‘Man of Steel’ star Ayelet Zurer as Vanessa (not yet Fisk), and Bob Gunton as Leland Owlsley (The Owl).
Apart from taking place in the same cinematic universe as ‘The Avengers’ and ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ we know that each Marvel Netflix series will shoot 13 episodes, culminating in an eight-episode team-up with ‘The Defenders’ miniseries and bringing the total to 60 episodes (to start). Drew Goddard was replaced as ‘Daredevil’ showrunner by ‘Spartacus’ vet Stephen DeKnight, though Goddard remains a consultant.