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Reborn for X-Men ’97

Reborn for X-Men ’97

After experiencing setbacks and delays, Daredevil: Reborn is back on track. After undergoing major creative changes following the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes in 2023, a Marvel Studios executive recently shared his excitement for the upcoming revival and how it’s drawing inspiration from another popular Marvel show.




According to Entertainment Weekly, Brad Winderbaum, head of streaming, television and animation at Marvel Studios, recently provided an update on Daredevil: Reborn in an episode of The Official Marvel Podcastand what fans can expect from Daredevil’s return to television.Daredevil is incredible. In some ways it is similar to X-Men ’97because it breathes new life into something that the fans love, but it also gives it a new direction,” Winderbaum said, “These characters have grown up. The universe is different than it was. Things have changed. Society has changed.”

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The original Daredevil series, which ran on Netflix from 2015 to 2018, had loose ties to the MCU at the time, but was essentially its own little universe. After production on Reborn setbacks from the strikes, Marvel changed course and abandoned the original idea of ​​simply rebooting Daredevil to better fit into the MCU. Instead, the previous Netflix Marvel series were officially declared canon, making Netflix’s Daredevil go inside Reborn. Charlie Cox reprises his role as Matt Murdock alongside Vincent D’Onofrio as Wilson Fisk, Elden Henson as Foggy Nelson and Deborah Ann Woll as Karen Page. Other notable returning cast members include Wilson Bethel as Bullseye, Jon Bernthal as The Punisher and Ayelet Zurer returns as Vanessa.



The dynamic between Daredevil and Kingpin has changed

D’Onofrio has appeared in the MCU before, having appeared in Hawk’s Eye And Echobut was the overarching villain in the Netflix series. Matt’s obsession with Fisk will certainly carry over into the new series, but according to Winderbaum, the relationship between the two has changed. “Matt and Wilson have changed and their characters are going to collide in ways we’ve never seen before“, said Winderbaum.It is no longer enough to kill each other, there is a whole political game going on.”

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Daredevil: Reborn also saw leadership changes following the strikes. Original head writers Chris Ord and Matt Corman were fired, and Dario Scardapane was brought in to serve as showrunner for the revival series. Scardapane was a writer and executive producer on Netflix’s The Punisher series. Although there is no official release date yet for Daredevil: RebornThe film is expected to be released in March 2025. Filming for the series has officially wrapped and is currently in post-production.

Source: Entertainment Weekly

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Daredevil: Reborn

Daredevil and Kingpin will face off once again, this time in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The Punisher will also get a piece of the action.

Form
Charlie Cox, Margarita Levieva, Jon Bernthal, Vincent D’Onofrio

Main genre
Superhero

Seasons
1

Franchise
Marvel Cinematic Universe

Creator
Dario Scardapane