Jon Bernthal is set to make his Marvel Cinematic Universe debut as The Punisher in Daredevil: Born Again. A new rumor suggests his appearance may have closer ties to his Netflix series than first expected.
Many fans assumed that Daredevil: Born Again would stand on its own. While the series would take the Netflix shows into account, they wouldn’t be directly referenced for fear of inciting controversy. However, it seems Jon Bernthal is breaking yet another expectation for his MCU appearance, with a new report by The Cosmic Circus writer Alex Perez suggesting the character will directly reference the events of The Punisher show.
Given it was recently announced that the Netflix series would be canon to the MCU, it’s not shocking The Punisher would reference what happened to him between Daredevil: Born Again and their first meeting. Here’s to hoping with how passionate Jon Bernthal is for the character, these references mean a season 3 for The Punisher is in the cards!
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, just like the Netflix version.
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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