Late last week, news that Daredevil Season 2 might target Spy star and action hero Jason Statham for the villainous Bullseye was met with near-overwhelming acclaim, and today those million voices crying out have been suddenly silenced. Statham has apparently dropped out of Daredevil negotiations, and even taken a swipe at Marvel to boot.
Marvel’s Netflix show Daredevil gave us a small peek under the mask with news that iconic assassin Elektra might throw her sais in Season 2, but the comic company may have hit a much bigger target. Marvel has reportedly set its sights on Jason Statham as Daredevil antagonist Bullseye, while the Man Without Fear’s second season may also set up a major Spider-Man connection.
Nicolas Cage has starred in two Ghost Rider movies, co-starred in Kick-Ass, provided voice work for the CG animated Astro Boy and was attached to play the lead in an ill-fated '90s Superman film. The next Nicolas Cage comic book movie won't be like any of the above, however -- in fact, Cage may not have much to do with it at all...