No Need to Fear, Netflix Renews “Marvel’s Daredevil”!
The best comic book series on television just received some great news, as Marvel and Netflix announced last night a second season for “Marvel’s Daredevil” in 2016. Early reports indicate that leading cast members will all be returning, although executive producer Steven S. DeKnight will not be returning due to other commitments.
Later this year, “Marvel’s Jessica Jones” will be coming to the streaming service, followed by “Marvel’s Luke Cage” in 2016, and future projects “Marvel’s Iron Fist” and “Marvel’s Defenders” still in development.
Read Marvel’s official press release:
The Man Without Fear’s adventures will continue in another season of ‘Marvel’s Daredevil,’ coming only to Netflix in 2016!
Marvel and Netflix are proud to announce that “Marvel’s Daredevil” will receive a second season, available only on the streaming service in 2016!
With the first season of “Marvel’s Daredevil” proving a smash success with both audiences and critics, Netflix and Marvel will continue to create further adventures of the Man Without Fear! Doug Petrie (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “American Horror Story”) and Marco Ramirez (“Sons of Anarchy”), who worked closely with Executive Producers Steven S. DeKnight and Drew Goddard during the first season, will serve as showrunners for Season 2. Petrie, Ramirez, Goddard (“Cabin in the Woods”), and Jeph Loeb (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”) will serve as Executive Producers of Season 2.
“While previous commitments unfortunately prevent me from continuing on with Daredevil into its second season,” DeKnight explains, “I could not be happier that Doug Petrie and Marco Ramirez are carrying the torch. They were invaluable collaborators during our first season, and I for one can’t wait to see what they do with the show moving forward.”
“Marvel’s Daredevil” is produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios for Netflix.
“Marvel’s A.K.A. Jessica Jones” comes only to Netflix later this year and “Marvel’s Luke Cage” premieres on the streaming service in 2016. Future series exclusively debuting on Netflix include “Marvel’s Iron Fist” and “Marvel’s Defenders,” a mini-series event that reimagines a team of self-sacrificing, heroic characters.
Blinded as a young boy but imbued with extraordinary senses, Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox) fights against injustice by day as a lawyer, and by night as the Super Hero “Daredevil” in modern-day Hell’s Kitchen, New York City. “Marvel’s Daredevil” stars Charlie Cox, Rosario Dawson, Vincent D’Onofrio, Deborah Ann Woll, Elden Henson, Scott Glenn, Bob Gunton, Toby Leonard Moore, Vondie Curtis Hall, Ayelet Zurer.