Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige offered some ray of hope for fans, three years after the Netflix series Daredevil came to a close. Although the show has long been confirmed to be set within the continuity of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, there have been no direct crossovers, though that could change.
Kevin Feige, 48, was asked by CinemaBlend about the possibility of Daredevil’s return, with the producer confirming Charlie Cox would remain as Daredevil… should the character return. “If you were to see Daredevil in upcoming things, Charlie Cox, yes, would be the actor playing Daredevil,” Feige confirmed. However, he kept every other thing under wrap and said, “Where we see that how we see that, when we see that, remains to be seen.”
Ben Affleck was the first to play the blind lawyer-by-day-superhero-by-night in the 2003 movie of the same name, starring Jennifer Garner as Elektra Nachios. The movie was released by 20th Century Fox, just a few years before Marvel formed Marvel Studios and branched out on its own to create the beloved Marvel Cinematic Universe. Marvel’s now-defunct television division spearheaded the Daredevil series on Netflix, along with Jessica Jones starring Krysten Ritter, Luke Cage starring Mike Colter and, Iron Fist starring Finn Jones.
However, each of those New York-based heroes came together to form The Defenders, which aired as a special mini-series event in 2017. Daredevil spanned three seasons, starring Charlie Cox as Matthew Murdock, who uses his enhanced senses to fight crime in his hometown of Hell’s Kitchen. The show also starred Vincent D’Onofrio as the evil Wilson Fisk, aka Kingpin, one of Daredevil’s primary villains in the comics.
Meanwhile, D’Onofrio himself took to Twitter to celebrate the news on Monday afternoon. “So happy for Charlie Cox, he really deserves this. He’s a great actor and a wonderful guy. He put so much into playing DareDevil in such a unique way. Love this news,” D’Onofrio tweeted while adding the hashtag, #NoFearNoGreedNoEnvy.
Although Feige wouldn’t comment on when we could see Daredevil in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, there are some interesting possibilities, including recent rumors that he will appear in the upcoming Spider-Man: No Way Home. Meanwhile, Marvel’s new Hawkeye series recently introduced a character called as the Echo, a deaf warrior who is connected to Kingpin in the comics, and the upcoming series She-Hulk follows Jennifer Walters (Tatiana Maslany), who is also a lawyer.