A new report claims that Michael Gandolfini has joined the cast of Marvel’s Daredevil: Born Again.
According to Daniel Richtman, Michael Gandolfini is making his Marvel Cinematic Universe debut with the Disney Plus series Daredevil: Born Again. The insider didn’t share any details regarding the identity of Gandolfini’s character, but the actor’s role is being described as a pivotal one.
The son of the late James Gandolfini, Michael Gandolfini made his acting debut as an extra on 2011’s Down the Shore and 2018’s Ocean’s 8 before taking on the recurring role of Joey Dwyer on the HBO drama series The Deuce. He is best known for his work in The Many Saints of Newark, where he played a young version of Tony Soprano, the character made famous by his father in the critically-acclaimed television series The Sopranos.
The people behind the new Daredevil series
Little is known of Daredevil: Born Again, with plot details being kept under wraps, but the show’s 18-episode first season makes it Marvel’s biggest Disney Plus venture to date. Matt Corman and Chris Ord are writing and executive producing the series for the streaming service, with production expected to begin early next year in New York City.
Born Again is rumored to feature the return of Matt Murdock’s best friend and business partner Foggy Nelson, played by Elden Henson. Earlier this year, Deborah Ann Woll also expressed her interest in reprising the role of Karen Page for the Disney Plus series. Karen and Foggy were two of the main characters of the original Daredevil series on Netflix, working alongside Matt.
Daredevil: Born Again is currently scheduled to premiere in Spring 2024 on Disney Plus. Stay tuned for the latest news regarding Born Again and make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more content!