Manipulate the press. Control the law. Divide the people. Double the Daredevil.
Marvel’s new season of Daredevil looks to explore how an iconic villain will return to power. At the center of the tyrant’s plan is a Daredevil imposter, which leads Matt Murdock on a darker path that the crushed hero embarks on.
Watch the season 3 trailer here:
Marvel Comics readers have long requested the classic storyline to be adapted to live-action, so they will will no doubt be ecstatic to learn this trailer echoes “Born Again,” the seminal 1986 storyline by Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli. It seems as though Daredevil season 3 will draw from this material, at least for partial inspiration.
In that This seminal story, Wilson Fisk, The Kingpin, learns Daredevil’s secret identity and systematically dismantles his life and ruins Murdock’s reputation. After an effort to kill Murdock fails, Fisk hires a violent mental patient to masquerade as Daredevil to lure his arch-nemesis out of hiding.
“Missing for months, Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox) reemerges a broken man, putting into question his future as both vigilante Daredevil and lawyer Matthew Murdock. But when his archenemy Wilson Fisk (Vincent D’Onofrio) is released from prison, Matt must choose between hiding from the world or embracing his destiny as a hero.”
Daredevil Season 3 stars Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Woll, Elden Henson, Joanne Whaley, Vincent D’Onofrio and Wilson Bethel and arrives Friday, Oct. 19, on Netflix.