Marvel’s «Daredevil»: «It’s Getting Dark»

Disney+’s “Daredevil” series is said to be “dark but not as gory. The leading actor Charlie Cox revealed that.


the essentials in brief

  • The original Netflix series “Daredevil” is set to make a comeback on Disney+ in 2024.
  • The American leading actor Charlie Cox is also there again.
  • In an interview, the 40-year-old reveals what the fans can expect.

The Disney+ streaming service is bringing back «Daredevil». Do fans of the Netflix series have to prepare for big changes? In an interview with “NME”, leading actor Charlie Cox (40) made it clear that “Daredevil: Born Again” will have some similarities to the original series. But obviously things will be different.

The actor believes that “this character works best when it’s aimed at a slightly more mature audience.” He thinks the series on Disney+ will be “gloomy, but probably not as gory.”

Cox celebrated great success with «Daredevil». From 2015 he played the lead role of the eponymous superhero in three seasons of “Marvel’s Daredevil”. He also played Matt Murdock aka Daredevil in the mini-series «Marvel’s The Defenders» (2017) and «She-Hulk: The Lawyer» (2022) as well as in the movie «Spider-Man: No Way Home» (2021). He’s a lawyer by day and fights crime at night.

A carefree Daredevil?

Cox knows there are people who will just hope for a continuation of the previous series. This was further explained at “NME”. He wanted to tell them: “Let’s take the things that really worked, but can we expand them? Can we appeal to a slightly younger audience without losing what we’ve learned about what works?”

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The episode of “She-Hulk” in which Daredevil appeared portrayed Murdock as “quick witted and funny and at times charismatic and carefree.” This is very different from the brooding Netflix version. The British actor also revealed about the new series: “They said to me: ‘We will shoot in 2023′”. All year round, he added.

«Daredevil»: Spring 2024 release

The TV start of “Daredevil: Born Again” is planned for spring 2024, the series should then come with a total of 18 episodes. Cox said he would start filming in February and finish in December. The main actor has reportedly not yet seen scripts.

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