Jon Bernthal’s Punisher Overshadows Jessica Jones In Daredevil Reboot

Jon Bernthal’s Punisher Takes Center Stage In The Upcoming Disney+ Series “Daredevil: Born Again,” As The Reboot Brings Back Fan-favorite Characters And Ignites Controversy By

By Amitabh Mukherji
March 28,2023
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The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is set to release “Daredevil: Born Again,” a highly anticipated continuation of the original Netflix show, which was canceled in 2018. The 18-episode Disney+ series will feature the return of Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock and Vincent D’Onofrio as Kingpin, alongside Jon Bernthal’s Punisher.

Jon Bernthal’s Punisher: A Key Player In The Series

The Punisher
The Punisher

Vincent D’Onofrio, who plays Kingpin, recently revealed in a Newsweek interview that Jon Bernthal’s Punisher, aka Frank Castle, would play a significant role in the upcoming series. This news comes after industry insider KC Walsh first hinted at Bernthal’s return in a September 2022 tweet.

Casting Updates And Rumors

Jessica Jones
Jessica Jones

Although Krysten Ritter’s Jessica Jones was rumored to be part of the series, a scheduling conflict led to Punisher taking her place. Ritter’s cameo is still a possibility, while Elden Henson’s Foggy Nelson and Deborah Ann Woll’s Karen Page are currently not expected to be involved. Kingpin’s right-hand woman will return, albeit with a different actress. The status of Mike Colter’s Luke Cage and Finn Jones’ Iron Fist remains uncertain.

Possible Storyline And Character Dynamics

Daredevil Reboot Teases Exciting MCU Cameos On Disney+

Given the nature of Punisher and Daredevil’s past interactions, it’s likely that their differing methods will create tension in the series. The storyline may involve Matt Murdock defending Frank Castle in court, as the show is rumored to focus on the legal aspect of the Daredevil character. Fans are eager to see which other Netflix characters might make an appearance in the Disney+ reboot.