Elodie Yung (G.I. Joe Retaliation, District 13 Ultimatum) joins Season 2 of Marvel's Daredevil, streaming only on Netflix in 2016! Yung will play Elektra, a mysterious woman from Matt Murdock's past whose dangerous and exotic ways may be more than he can handle. The first season of Marvel's Daredevil made reference to Elektra, but now Yung will portray one of Daredevil's fan-favorite characters.
Elektra marks the most recent major addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as she will join Jon Bernthal as Frank Castle in the upcoming season of the Netflix Original Series Marvel's Daredevil. Here's what Jeph Loeb, Marvel's Head of Television, had to say about the casting.
"After a worldwide search, we found in Elodie the perfect actress to embody both Elektra's impressive and deadly physicality, as well as her psychological complexity. Paired with Charlie as Matt Murdock, the two will bring one of the most beloved and tumultuous comic book relationships to life with all the accompanying sparks and spectacular action sequences the show is known for."
Marvel's Daredevil is Executive Produced by Douglas Petrie (American Horror Story, Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Marco Ramirez (Marvel's Daredevil, Da Vinci's Demons) and Drew Goddard (The Cabin in the Woods, Lost), along with Marvel TV's Jeph Loeb (Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Marvel's A.K.A. Jessica Jones) Marvel's Daredevil is produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios. Season one of Marvel's Daredevil is now streaming on Netflix.
Blinded as a young boy but imbued with extraordinary senses, Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox) fights 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 Daredevil stars Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Woll, Elden HensonElden Henson and Rosario Dawson. For more information on Marvel's Daredevil, and the other exciting new Marvel Television series coming to Netflix, stay tuned to Marvel.com or visit Netflix.com/daredevil, follow @Daredevil on Twitter, and like Marvel's Daredevil on Facebook. The superhero series has also released a new teaser poster revealing Elektra's arrival, which you can check out below.