Elodie Yung On The Practical ‘Elektra’ Costume; Says She Goes ‘Killing Mode’ When Suited Up

daredevil banner 2We’re only a few short days from the second season of Daredevil hitting Netflix which will also introduce ‘Elektra’ & ‘The Punisher’ into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. While some fans might be a bit lukewarm on her costume in the series, actress Elodie Yung explain that there is reasoning behind. While speaking with Comic Book Resources, the actress revealed that the practical costume was really more about capturing the essence of the character but still making sense in their world.

My work was trying to capture the essence of all her character. I think what they tried to do — and I think they did it brilliantly in this show — was trying to capture also this essence. With the costume — of course, we couldn’t have a red bikini. You couldn’t have me running on rooftops in New York in the middle of winter in a red bikini. That would not make sense for this show. I would probably have died from coldness.

They had to translate it in a more practical way, but still keep this badass killer. Because she is also this — she’s been trained to kill. So we needed this. I think when you look at the costume that [Miller] designed and [the costume] they created for this show, I think you have the same vibe. This strong female character who — she goes for the throat, she goes for the killing. I think you have that, or at least I do when I wear the costume. I feel like “Okay, I’m in Elektra killing mode. Don’t fuck with me.” So we get that essence, that feeling.

Makes sense to me. While some aren’t fans of the suit, I actually really dig it as it fits in better with the tone and look of the Marvel & Netflix series. Definitely excited to see Yung in action beyond what we’ve seen before and only a few more days until the Devil returns to Hell’s Kitchen. Let us know what you think about Yung’s comments in the section below.

Just when Matt thinks he is bringing order back to the city, new forces are rising in Hell’s Kitchen. Now the Man Without Fear must take on a new adversary in Frank Castle and face an old flame – Elektra Natchios.

Bigger problems emerge when Frank Castle, a man looking for vengeance, is reborn as The Punisher, a man who takes justice into his own hands in Matt’s neighborhood. Meanwhile, Matt must balance his duty to his community as a lawyer and his dangerous life as the Devil of Hell’s Kitchen, facing a life-altering choice that forces him to truly understand what it means to be a hero.

Daredevil Season Two will be available to stream on Netflix starting on March 18, 2016.

Source: CBR

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  • Vegas82

    3 days from when I’m posting this I’ll be about halfway through S2. Can’t wait to see all the crazy fight sequences with The Hand. I’m also really looking forward to seeing how they do The Punisher. Elektra is going to simply be icing on the cake from the sounds of it.

    If everything goes well this could be the last season of Daredevil we get before The Defenders, so I’m sure they have tons of insanity lined up.