UPDATED: Charlie Cox to Play Marvel's Daredevil
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 05.27.2014
And now we have a synopsis...
UPDATE: Marvel has released the official synopsis of the Daredevil series, which you can see below:
Blinded as a young boy but imbued with extraordinary senses, Matt Murdock fights against injustice by day as a lawyer, and by night as the super hero Daredevil in modern day Hell's Kitchen, New York City.
Original:Charlie Cox is headed from Atlantic City to New York City. THR has confirmed that Cox, who appeared on seasons two and three of Boardwalk Empire, will play Daredevil in the upcoming Netflix series.
Aside from his Boardwalk Empire run, Cox is best known for playing the lead role of Tristan in Stardust. Daredevil is the first of Marvel's Netflix series that will air, to be followed by Iron Fist, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones and then a Defenders mini-series.
Daredevil begins filming this summer with a 2015 release window. Steven S. DeKnight is executive producing and serving as showrunner with Drew Goddard executive producing as well.