Before ‘Jessica Jones’ launches, Marvel & Netflix will be premiering another hit series, ‘Daredevil,’ on the video-streaming service. The two companies released the first official trailer for ‘Daredevil’ earlier this morning, showing off more of the locations, characters, and atmosphere of the highly-anticipated show. This marks one of the first trailers for the show, which will be the first of several Marvel projects launching in a deal between Marvel and Netflix.
Charlie Cox (previously announced as Matt Murdock), Vincent D’Onofrio (previously announced as Wilson Fisk) Elden Henson as Foggy Nelson and Rosario Dawson are all set to star in Daredevil’s first season. Marvels Daredevil follows the journey of Matt Murdock, who was blinded as a young boy but imbued with extraordinary senses, now fighting against injustice by day as a lawyer, and by night as the super hero Daredevil in modern day Hell’s Kitchen, New York City.
Marvels first original series on Netflix is Executive Produced by series Showrunner Steven S. DeKnight (Spartacus, Buffy: The Vampire Slayer, Angel) and Drew Goddard (“Cabin in the Woods,” “Lost,” “Buffy The Vampire Slayer”, in addition to writing the first two episodes of Daredevil), along with Marvel TVs Jeph Loeb (Marvels Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Smallville, Heroes). Marvel’s Daredevil is produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios for Netflix.
Marvel’s other series ‘Jessica Jones’ still doesn’t have an official premiere date. That series will star Krysten Ritter in the titular role, Mike Colter as Luke Cage and Rachael Taylor as Hellcat. Netflix has ordered the 13 episodes of the show, which is scheduled to premiere sometime after the debut of ‘Daredevil,’ those two series are just the first-two of several planned Marvel series to hit Netflix over the next few years. More information on those series, and a release date for ‘Jessica Jones’ will be announced sometime over the next few months leading into the spring.