Daredevil Star Ayelet Zurer Upset Over Recasting In MCU Reboot

Ayelet Zurer, Who Played Wilson Fisk’s Love Interest In The Original Netflix Series, Expressed Her Sadness At Being Recast For The Mcu’s Upcoming Disney+ Show,

By Amitabh Mukherji
March 27,2023

Marvel Studios’ Daredevil: Born Again, the upcoming Disney+ show, has been in the news recently due to its casting decisions. While Charlie Cox and Vincent D’Onofrio are set to reprise their roles, many characters, including Karen Page and Foggy Nelson, will be played by new actors.

One of the actors recast for the show is Ayelet Zurer, who played Wilson Fisk’s love interest, Vanessa, in the original Netflix series. Recently, Zurer took to Instagram to express her sadness at not being a part of the new series. She shared an article about her character and expressed her admiration for D’Onofrio’s portrayal of Kingpin, saying she will always be his biggest fan.

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Daredevil: Born Again has been actively casting for new roles, with Sandrine Holt being the first confirmed recasting from the original Netflix show. The show has brought in over half a dozen new stars, but most of their roles remain unknown. The hope is that these casting decisions will benefit the show and speak to the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe fandom.

The show is currently filming and is set to release in the Spring of 2024 on Disney+. There is still plenty of time for more roles to be revealed, particularly if Daredevil ends up facing delays like other MCU projects. Fans are curious about how the story will fit into the larger MCU and potentially with its Netflix counterpart as well.