The Netflix corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has grown just as fast as its silver screen big brother. Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and Luke Cage have all made their impact with Iron Fist soon to make his own before all four team up to form The Defenders. But with those shows are other beloved and memorable characters as well, but without a doubt atop all of them was Jon Bernthal as Frank Castle AKA The Punisher from season 2 of Daredevil.
Praised by fans and critics alike as the first true adaptation of the most violent man in all of Marvel Comics, Bernthal’s Frank Castle was truly mesmerizing and complex, which made him a standout on sophomore season. Even before the second season properly debuted, speculation ran wild if a spin-off series could be in the works and then it was confirmed that The Punisher would get his own series on Netflix.
An Instagram post from one of the actors on the show, Daniel Webber who will playing Lewis Walcott, a young veteran who struggles with life back home, shows off the fully assembled cast of the upcoming series.
From left to right, those pictured are Jason R. Moore (Curtis Hoyle), Michael Nathanson (Sam Stein), Webber, Amber Rose Revah (Dinah Madani), Ebon Moss-Bachrach (Micro), Jaime Ray Newman (Sarah Lieberman), Jon Bernthal (Frank Castle/The Punisher), Deborah Ann Woll (Karen Page), and Ben Barnes (Billy Russo/Jigsaw).
Worth nothing, Woll’s reprising her role as Karen from Daredevil, which makes sense given the friendship between her and Castle on Daredevil and they are having one of Punisher’s most iconic villains right at the forefront in Jigsaw.
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The Punisher is developed by Steve Lightfoot (Hannibal) and set to debut on Netflix sometime next year.