All you “Daredevil” fans rejoice as Season 2 releases sooner than what was suggested. The second season of “Daredevil”, the hard-hitting show, releases on March 25th on Netflix, the same date as “Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice.” Given the release dates, these two super hero franchises are definitely going to compete for a large audience and will also give viewers an opportunity to compare both franchises.
The “Daredevil” Season 2 trailer is already out and we now know what to expect from this show. For starters, it will mark the debut of Elektra. Played by Elodie Yung, Elektra, is an assassin as well as Murdock’s love interest.
According to Cinemablend, Elektra’s introduction into “Daredevil” is completely cloaked in mystery. She will be entering the storyline as part of Matt Murdock’s past, which will impact his future. They might not end up as the best of friends or even as mortal enemies, but will be somewhere in the middle, with some steamy romance popping up at different points.
Secondly, we also have the Punisher making his debut this season in the “Daredevil” universe. Jon Bernthal plays this role, which has opposing ideologies to that of Murdock, and will therefore make for some of the best storylines and action sequences.
Marvel Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada said this about the Punisher, while talking to IGN, “But what I can tell you is that anyone who is a hardcore Punisher fan is going to be blown away and incredibly satisfied by Bernthal’s take on Frank Castle. He is…it’s one of those cases where it’s the character from the pages come to live.”
According to Christian Post, Bernthal has recently spoken about his role to Entertainment Weekly in an interview, where he explained that he is working hard to bring to life this iconic character, which has defeated his enemies by hook or crook or any means necessary. While the Punisher and Daredevil have crossed many times in the comic books, it will be interesting to see them crossing each other on television.