Actress Rosario Dawson will play a woman dedicated to bringing justice to Hell's Kitchen in Marvel's Daredevil TV series, starring alongside Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock.
Vincent D'Onofrio will play Wilson Fisk, a powerful businessman whose interests in the future of Hell's Kitchen will bring him into conflict with the blind attorney Daredevil.
Matt Murdock 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 and Netflix have found their leading man for the first of four new TV series, based on the hit comic book series Daredevil.
Steven S. DeKnight is set to take over on the Daredevil series, as original showrunner Drew Goddard focuses on Sony's Sinister Six.
The first of Marvel's upcoming Netflix series will be tailor made for binge viewing reveals Marvel's Chief Creative Officer.
Marvel's Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada confirmed that Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and Jessica Jones will all debut at the same time.
While the actor calls a recent casting story a rumor, he does hint at wanting the role. But he has to read the script first.
Marvel reportedly wants the actor to play The Man Without Fear, although his casting has not yet been confirmed.
The actor actually took himself out of the running for the feature version, but now he's interested in playing the character.
Marvel, Disney and Netflix announced yesterday that all of the upcoming live-action series will be shot in New York, including Daredevil and Luke Cage.
Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist make up the four Defenders who live in Hell's Kitchen, coming to Netflix in 2015.
The Cabin in the Woods director will write and helm the pilot. The 13-episode Marvel series is slated to premiere on Netflix in 2015.
Marvel is also developing shows based on Luke Cage, Iron Fist and Jessica Jones. These series' are set to debut in 2015 on Netflix.
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All four shows are currently in development for a 2015 debut. They will culminate in The Defenders mini-series event.