Vincent D’Onofrio Cast as Kingpin in Marvel’s Daredevil Posted by Larry Csonka on 06.10.2014
Marvel has announced that Vincent D'Onofrio has been cast as Wilson Fisk, aka The Kingpin, in the upcoming Daredevil series. The series will air on Netflix. The role of Kingpin for the series is described as follows…
"A powerful businessman whose interests in the future of Hell's Kitchen will bring him into conflict with the blind attorney Matt Murdock and his alter ego Daredevil."
Jeph Loeb, Marvel's Head of Television had the following to say about the casting: "We're incredibly proud to have an actor with the gravitas and versatility of Vincent joining 'Marvel's Daredevil' in such an integral role. Wilson Fisk is an iconic villain whose cunning and power make him the dangerous equal of our hero."
Also scheduled for Netflix from Marvel are the following series: Iron Fist, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, as well as a mini-series event of The Defenders, which brings them all together along with Daredevil.