Charlie Cox Says Ben Affleck Did ‘A Great Job’ As Daredevil

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During an interview with The Telegraph, Daredevil star Charlie Cox shared his thoughts on Ben Affleck’s portrayal of the Man Without Fear.

Long before the Daredevil series launched on Netflix, the titular Marvel hero appeared in a critically panned film starring Ben Affleck as the Man Without Fear. However, while Charlie Cox is among those who don’t think the film worked, he did express his admiration for Ben Affleck’s performance as Matt Murdock:

“Going into the job, I had never read a Daredevil comic. When I watched the film I had two feelings. One – I thought Ben Affleck did a great job. I really liked his Matt Murdock. It was in keeping with the characters in the comics. The problem with the film was that the best Daredevil runs in print are geared toward a slightly more mature audience. He’s not Spider-Man… not really a teenage superhero. That’s where the film didn’t quite work – it was a little too, dare I say, comic book-y for that character.”

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Missing for months, Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox) reemerges a broken man, putting into question his future as both vigilante Daredevil and lawyer Matthew Murdock. But when his archenemy Wilson Fisk (Vincent D’Onofrio) is released from prison, Matt must choose between hiding from the world, or embracing his destiny as a hero.

Daredevil season 3 stars Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Woll, Elden Henson, Vincent D’Onofrio, Wilson Bethel, Jay Ali, and Lesley Ann Warren.

Daredevil season 3 will be released on October 19, 2018, on Netflix.

Source: The Telegraph

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