Even though people had low expectations, a lot of fans started loving Daredevil and this resulted in a great deal of surprise among viewers. However, a short time after the first season premiered, Netflix finally announced that the series has been renewed and therefore, a Daredevil Season 2 is coming soon.
Meanwhile, Daredevil enjoyed critical acclaim and moreover, it was high on demand. The decision by Netflix was an early call but at the same time, the decision was perfect. In the meantime, we have enough clues which point us at the right direction even though the release date of Season 2 is yet to be revealed. Keep in mind that the new seasons, for TV and for Netflix are released around a year apart.
The first season of Daredevil premiered in April and right now, we are aware that Season 2 will be coming next year. As a result, it should release in the same month. Right now, fans are highly anticipating the introduction of Jon Bernthal’s The Punisher, in the second season.
Watch the teaser trailer and you should get a glimpse of the new villain. It begins at the 1 minute and 40 seconds mark. The show runners of the second season will be Marco Ramirez (Sons of Anarchy) and Doug Petrie (Buffy the Vampire Slayer).
According to the hints dropped by leading man Charlie Cox, it has been deduced that after the marvelous first season of Daredevil, it will again return to Netflix in 2016. As already mentioned, we can expect the premiere to be sometime around April, similar to the first season.
However, the premieres of upcoming Marvel-based Netflix show like Luke Cage and Iron Fist are still pending. As a result, fans should be prepared for a postponed date landing in the second half of 2016. Daredevil is already awesome and Season 2 should bring a hell lot of improvements to it.
It will also come with new stars like The Punisher aka Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal) and Elektra (Elodie Yung).Matt Murdock and Elektra used to date in college and fans of the comic books are already aware of that. In the upcoming second season, their relationship will be further delved into. The latest trailer for Daredevil season 2 featured these two characters.
Meanwhile, there are few heroes and villains that fans would like to see in the upcoming Hell’s Kitchen. There has been a lot of speculations regarding the transcendence of cinematic and television universe boundaries, pertaining to the crossover of the Marvel Universe. This indicates that fans could see a few favorite movie stars in the upcoming season of Daredevil.
Hell’s Kitchen could include Stephen Strange, played by Benedict Cumberbatch in Marvel Cinematic Universe as a likely guest. He was earlier mentioned in the last Captain America movie, titled ‘Winter Soldier’, he will not be starring in the upcoming Civil War. However, he could make a cameo appearance in Murdock’s city.
If this happens, it would be considered a spectacular move by Marvel, especially considering the theories involving him leading the new Avengers team. If he does become a huge part of a new gang of heroes, one can also expect him to be a part of other Netflix series like Luke Cage.
Till now, the details that have been released on Daredevil Season 2 are quite sketchy and not at all well-outlined. However, from the looks of it, it seems like season will be primarily focused on The Daredevil taking on The Punisher.