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Published On: Fri, Jun 12th, 2015

‘Walking Dead’ star Jon Bernthal cast as Punisher for ‘Daredevil’ season 2

The Walking Dead alum Jon Bernthal is joining Marvel’s Daredevil. Bernthal is set to play The Punisher, one of Marvel’s most popular characters, in the second season of the Netflix series.

Frank Castle aka The Punisher is a vigilante who aims to clean up New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen by any means necessary, no matter how lethal the results. Season 2 of Marvel’s Daredevil, the first of four Marvel series for Netflix, will be released in 2016.

Daredevil netflix original series“Jon Bernthal brings an unmatched intensity to every role he takes on, with a potent blend of power, motivation and vulnerability that will connect with audiences,” said Jeph Loeb, Marvel’s Head of Television. “Castle’s appearance will bring dramatic changes to the world of Matt Murdock and nothing will be the same.”

Charlie Cox stars as the titular character, the blind Matt Murdock who battles “injustice” during the day as a lawyer and as a vigilante at night. Bernthal joins Cox and co-stars Vincent D’Onofrio, Deborah Ann Woll, Elden Henson and Rosario Dawson as the series transitions to new showrunners, Doug Petrie and Marco Ramirez, who are succeeding Season 1 showrunner Steven S. DeKnight.

Jon Bernthal  from "The Walking Dead"  season 2 photo Shane giving Carl a gun photo/AMC

Jon Bernthal from “The Walking Dead” season 2 photo Shane giving Carl a gun photo/AMC

 

 

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