Word on the street is that the second season of Netflix’s Marvel Daredevil will be introducing Elektra to the mix and that Marvel is pursuing (translated: trying to convince) Jason Statham to come on board to play Bullseye.
This is all conjecture at the moment, based off of a few words by a website with a decent rep for scoops added to sightings of Statham seen chatting with Marvel execs on and off over the last year or so.
You do the math. It is circumstantial at the moment, but to be honest, if it comes to be, will be sweet.
Other potential characters for season two include (rumored) Mister Fear and Mysterio. Claire (Rosario Dawson) will be returning. (What is interesting about Claire is that she’s the love interest of Luke Cage in the comics, and there is a Neflix Luke Cage series coming. (NOT rumor)
Also, not being sure if this is a good development or not, but Steven DeKnight is stepping aside as showrunner with script writers Doug Petrie (American Horror Story, Pushing Daisies, CSI, Buffy…) and Marco Ramirez (Orange is the New Black, Sons of Anarchy) will be taking over showrunning duties.
DeKnight, (Spartacus, Dollhouse, Smallville, Angel, Buffy…), is sublime in how he translates characters and story to film.
Looking at the new showrunner resumes, I think the show will do OK. We’ll see. But being more than halfway through the first season, I am truly enjoy the show. (There will be a full review coming once I finish watching the entire series.)
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