A couple of weeks back Marvel announced that Charlie Cox would be the man without fear in the upcoming Marvel’s Daredevil Netflix series, It seems the show has now found its powerful crime boss Wilson Fisk aka Kingpin in Vincent D’Onofrio better known for his work in Men in Black and Full Metal Jacket.
Jeph Loeb, head of Marvel Television stated:
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.
Marvel’s Daredevil follows the journey of Matt Murdock, who was blinded as a young boy but imbued with extraordinary senses, now fighting against injustice by day as a lawyer, and by night as the super hero Daredevil in modern day Hell’s Kitchen, New York City.
Marvel’s first original series on Netflix is Executive Produced by series Showrunner Steven S. DeKnight (Spartacus, Buffy: The Vampire Slayer, Angel) and Drew Goddard (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).
Marvel’s Daredevil is produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios for Netflix.