With a diverse body of acclaimed work, including the "Hunger Games" and Mighty Ducks franchises, Elden Henson will play Foggy Nelson, Matt Murdock''s best friend and legal partner. In a town full of crime and corruption, Foggy's friendship to the community and passion for improving it have made him a friend to its many residents from all walks of life.
Here's what Jeph Loeb, Marvel's Head of Television, had to say about the casting in a statement.
""Elden plays one of the most important characters in the world of Marvel's Daredevil, and we're thrilled to see Foggy Nelson brought to life by such an incredibly talented actor. "He perfectly captures the heart and soul of this series, bringing an added resonance to Matt Murdock''s fight against the injustice in their great city.""
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 (The 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.