It looks like Matt Murdock is going to the dark side — and he doesn’t want you to call him Matt Murdock anymore. The first teaser trailer for Daredevil Season 3 puts Marvel’s first Netflix vigilante in a confessional, where he reveals that he no longer believes in the concept of justice that once inspired him to don the mask and fight crime. Matt Murdock remains missing, but Daredevil is certainly back.
Even as Disney’s independent streaming service will launch in fall 2019, the TV side is already taking shape. Not only do we have a sense of what budget the Star Wars TV series and its companions will have (hint: dragon-sized), but we also know The Defenders are safe at Netflix.
Marvel’s Daredevil can’t be “Born Again” without the woman who gave birth in the first place. Following a Defenders tease, Season 3 of Marvel’s fearless vigilante has cast Matt Murdock’s famous mother and reassured the family reunion will take place later this year.
The announcement of Disney’s inevitable streaming service raised a number of questions on the TV side, including whether Marvel series would follow their movie counterparts in leaving Netflix. The six Defenders series now seem likely to remain in their original home, however, according to comments from Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos.
The Defenders left Daredevil on some uncertain footing, but our first new Season 3 addition may help guide the way. Wilson Bethel has joined the Marvel Netflix drama in a series regular role, speculated to be that of Marvel comics’ “Sin-Eater.”
The man without fear’s most iconic adversary will finally return to Hell’s Kitchen. A new post from Daredevil social media confirms that Vincent D’Onofrio’s Kingpin will return for the coming third season, having sat out The Defenders.
We’ve heard one reason or another why Marvel’s film heroes aren’t likely to cross paths with The Defenders, but one recurring oddity is the absence of any Avengers tower from the Manhattan skyline. Marvel brass now explain we should envision New York City in a “less specific” way, so as to avoid overthinking shared continuity.
Marvel’s Netflix Defenders have yet meet in context, though Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist have no problem posing together. See the street-level foursome in a new poster for the August premiere, as well as fresh motion key-art.
Among the hierarchy of Marvel Netflix news from New York Comic-Con, The Punisher confirming details that set photographers have known for days ranks lower, but nonetheless appreciated. Not only is production confirmed begun, but Daredevil star Deborah Ann Woll has a larger role than we thought.
Daredevil Season 2 has only been available to stream for a few short days, with no guaranteed of a third season before Matt Murdock joins The Defenders, but already Charlie Cox knows who should take aim at the Man Without Fear in Season 3, including a familiar face, and a long-awaited debut.