Daredevil Fans who were disappointed when Netflix interrupted the popular show after three seasons now have something to look forward to. Disney+ is moving forward with its own series about blind lawyer Matt Murdock, the blind superhero, Diversity. The streaming service has contracted co-writers Matt Corman and Chris Ord to write and executive produce the series. Corman and Ord as co-host of the NBC military drama Braveand the duo also created the spy movie Covert Affairs.
Daredevil just the latest in a large number of MCU titles that have been revived on Disney+ as shows, starting last year WandaVision. The streamer has since released six other Marvel shows, including Hawk Eye, Moonlight Knight and Loki, with to follow this year. Meanwhile, a slew of Netflix shows based on Marvel characters have all left the streaming platform’s library. .
The Daredevil Disney+ shows are still in the early stages – Diversity Note that Marvel has yet to announce anything official. Charlie Cox, who starred in the Netflix series, returns to his old role this year and Vincent D’Onofrio reprinted Daredevil as Kingpin in Disney’s Hawk Eye. Both actors seem about the Disney+ revival of the series, but there’s still no word on whether they’ll be back with a new series.
In an interview with Marvel News Desk, D’Onofrio shed light on the sudden cancellation of the Netflix show, which shocked many of their fans. The actor said the show’s departure in 2018 could be related to Marvel paving the way for Disney’s fledgling streaming service. “You know, around the same time the #SaveDaredevil team started to emerge, we started to figure out why that was happening and so we understood what Marvel was doing when Disney+ came out.”
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