Tvline is reporting that Marvel and Netflix (the streaming service) is looking to greenlight a Punisher series starring Jon Bernthal in the title role. Nothing has been confirmed as of yet but being that TV Line is a sister site of Deadline, don’t be shocked to hear something official soon. The Punisher will join Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and The Defenders. It’s not hard to wonder if Elektra might soon join that list as well. One can only take it as a clear sign that Marvel is taking the reboot of the character seriously as they look to redeem themselves after a series of failed big screen adaptations. It’s been reported that The Punisher’s origin story will play out in Daredevil season two, but as we all know Frank Castle (The Punisher) has many more stories that can be told on the small screen.
Marvel and Netflix Developing A ‘Punisher’ TV Show
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