Weeks after Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige and his staff decided to completely rethink the already partially shot Disney+ Daredevil collection, with its inventive staff leaving within the course of, an entire new staff and tone are actually in place. Dario Scardapane, who labored on the Netflix Punisher collection and FX’s The Bridge, has been introduced in as lead author and showrunner whereas Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead, who helmed episodes of Moon Knight and Loki season two, have come on board to direct the remaining episodes. The Hollywood Reporter broke the information.
Based on the commerce, after the strikes forced production to stop, Feige and his staff reviewed the footage that had already been shot. They then determined they wished the present to be extra uncooked and action-focused like the unique Netflix model. And in order that’s what this staff has been introduced in to do.
In order to not utterly scrap the work although, a number of scenes and episodes that had been already shot will nonetheless be used. They’ll simply expanded on with further story components. Scardapane will deal with all that and something further can be directed by Benson and Moorhead.
Initially, the present was touted as an 18-episode epic however now, it’s unclear (and presumably unlikely) that it’ll be that lengthy. Chris Ord and Matt Corman, who had been working the present earlier than the strike, can be credited as govt producers. And, in fact, Charlie Cox stays in as Matt Murdoch/Daredevil, the New York lawyer who’s unable to see, however as a substitute has all of his different senses super-heightened. Vincent D’Onofrio additionally returns as Kingpin.
On paper this sounds extremely scary, however step again a bit. Marvel was making one thing it realized wasn’t nice. It stopped doing that and is now getting in a brand new route, one which traces up with one other model of this present and character audiences already like. That certain does sound like excellent news to us.
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