The next Disney+ series Daredevil: Born Again reportedly confirmed its first major cast change from the original Netflix series.
Scheduled to premiere in 2024, Daredevil: Born Again will see Charlie Cox return as Matt Murdoc/Daredevil while Vincent D’Onofrio will reprise his role as Wilson Fisk/Kingpin. Cox made his MCU debut in Spiderman: No Coming Home and D’Onofrio appeared in Hawk Eye.
They would be joined in born again by Jon Bernthal who is set to return as Frank Castle aka The Punisher.
However, according to The Hollywood Reporter, the Disney show has confirmed its first major cast difference with the Netflix series. Sandrine Holt would play the role of Vanessa Fisk in born againsucceeding Ayelet Zurer who played the role in all three Netflix series daredevil.
No further details about the redesign have been confirmed, but it is believed that Zurer may not have been available to participate in born again due to previous commitments to AMC Lunar Havenwhich was renewed for a second season last year before being canceled.
Marvel and Disney have yet to confirm or deny this information.
daredevil ran for three seasons on Netflix between 2015 and 2018 before the platform lost its rights to the Marvel property following the launch of Disney+. Daredevil: Born Again is being treated as a soft reboot of the franchise.
As it stands, neither the roles of Foggy Wilson nor Karen Page have been confirmed. The roles were played by Elden Hense and Deborah Ann Woll in the series.
Although a firm release date has yet to be announced, Daredevil: Born Again is currently slated to premiere on Disney+ sometime in 2024. The series will also be moving away from its original release format of six to nine episodes per season in favor of an 18-episode run.
End December, daredevil said star Charlie Cox in an interview with NME: “My instinct is that on Disney + it will be dark but it will probably not be as gory” before adding, “they said to me ‘We will shoot in 2023’. I said, ‘Great, when?’ They said, ‘All 2023.’ I start shooting in February and finish in December.