Stephen DeKnight

STICK 1

When Marvel and Netflix came up with the idea for a Daredevil series, they tied that idea to a rocket and lit the fuse. All we’ve been hearing about it since have included casting news, set videos, story concepts, etc. It’s been an onslaught of information and it has done nothing but jazz up fans for this seemingly epic endeavor. While some efforts offer the occasional tidbit and leave you mostly in the dark, Daredevil has been barreling through its process, and made us part of it the whole way. As a champion of the theory that Marvel handles its properties better than any other studio, I have oodles of faith that this series will make us forget the Affleck travesty. Everything’s been spot on; from the projected tone to the casting. For example… (more…)

Vincent D'Onofrio

Fans of Full Metal Jacket (or Law & Order: Criminal Intent, depending on your age/viewing preferences) will be over the moon to know that consummate weirdo and distinguished character actor Vincent D’Onofrio has signed on to play Kingpin in Marvel/Netflix’s upcoming Daredevil series. Fresh off of a recent creative change-up and casting of the titular blind man of justice, this is an inspired move that will probably help regain fans’ confidence in the newly serialized superhero. (more…)

1