Friday, June 20, 2014
Rosario Dawson Joins Marvel's Daredevil For Netflix
Oh lawd yes!
Marvel.com just annpounced that Rosario Dawson has joined the cast for the Netflix series, Marvel's Daredevil. On the heels of Vincent D'Onofrio being cast as The Kingpin and Charlie Cox (Boardwalk Empire) as Matt Murdock, it's not known yet what character the Sin City
star will play.
Rosario Dawson will play a dedicated young woman (states Marvel) whose quest to heal the wounds of Hell’s Kitchen brings Matt Murdock unexpectedly crashing into her life, while her own journey forever alters the course of his battle against the injustices of this broken city.
“Rosario Dawson is one the most charismatic, talented and powerful actresses in Hollywood, so she was always at the top of our list for 'Marvel’s Daredevil,'” said Jeph Loeb, Marvel’s Head of Television. “Her role in the series is absolutely critical to Matt Murdock’s journey to become the hero we know as Daredevil.”
Marvel’s first original series on Netflix is Executive Produced by series Showrunner Steven S. DeKnight (“Spartacus”, “Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 1”, “Angel”) and Drew Goddard ("The Cabin In The Woods," "Lost," "Buffy The Vampire Slayer", in addition to writing the first two episodes of "Marvel's Daredevil"), along with Marvel TV’s Jeph Loeb (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Smallville,” “Heroes”).