It was recently announced that Marvel Studios would be reworking Daredevil: Born Again for Disney Plus. A new rumor reveals the real reason why Foggy Nelson wouldn’t appear in the series and why Matt Murdock wouldn’t have suited up as Daredevil until the midseason.
Fans were disappointed when it was announced Elden Henson would not be reprising his role as Foggy Nelson in Daredevil: Born Again. Many speculated this was an attempt by Marvel Studios to distance the new Disney Plus series from its Netflix counterpart. However, a new rumor suggests that Foggy’s absence was going to be used as motivation for Matt Murdock to put down the cowl. Specifically, Matt would give up being Daredevil after failing to save Foggy:
This rumor has rubbed many fans the wrong way, as Foggy Nelson is such a large part of the Daredevil comics. If anything, Foggy’s death would inspire Matt Murdock to never put down the cowl. With the Disney Plus series now being reworked, fans on social media have been hoping Marvel Studios changes their mind and brings Henson back for Daredevil: Born Again.
What to expect from the new Daredevil series
Marvel Studios recently scrapped the entire creative team for Daredevil: Born Again due to internal criticism. The previous incarnation of the show focused mainly on the legal aspects of Matt Murdock, with the hero not suiting up until episode 4. The series is expected to go through a complete creative rework to focus more on “action and violence”.
Little is known of Daredevil: Born Again, with plot details being kept under wraps. Jon Bernthal’s Punisher, Sandrine Holt, Margarita Levieva, Michael Gandolfini, Nikki M. James and Michael Gaston are set to appear in the series opposite Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock and Vincent D’Onofrio as Wilson Fisk, a.k.a Kingpin.
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