Jon Bernthal is returning to the role of Frank Castle AKA The Punisher for Marvel’s Disney Plus series Daredevil: Born Again.
The news of Jon Bernthal’s Punisher return has sent shockwaves throughout the internet. Bernthal originally played The Punisher in the second season of Daredevil on Netflix and quickly became a fan-favorite due to his portrayal of the ruthless vigilante. His character later got his own standalone series on the platform, which ran for two seasons.
The casting of Jon Bernthal marks a reunion for him and Charlie Cox, who were last seen together in Marvel’s Netflix shows. The duo’s chemistry was one of the highlights of Daredevil season two and fans have been clamoring for their reunion ever since the show’s cancellation in 2018.
Are Deborah Ann Woll and Elden Henson returning for Born Again?
According to The Hollywood Reporter, which broke the Punisher news, Deborah Ann Woll and Elden Henson won’t be back for the new Daredevil series. Woll and Henson played Karen Page and Foggy Nelson, respectively. It’s unclear if the characters are being recast or excised from the story.
Little is known of Daredevil: Born Again, with plot details being kept under wraps. Margarita Levieva, Sandrine Holt and Michael Gandolfini are set to appear in the series opposite Charlie Cox and Vincent D’Onofrio. Matt Corman and Chris Ord are writing and executive producing for Marvel.
Daredevil: Born Again is currently scheduled to premiere in Spring 2024 on Disney Plus. Stay tuned for the latest news regarding the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more content!