Elodie Yung cast as Elektra in Daredevil
French actor Elodie Yung will be joining the cast of Marvel’s “Daredevil” series on Netflix when the show returns for a second season. Fans might remember Yung best from her roles in David Fincher’s “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” and in the action film “G.I. Joe: Retaliation.”
Elektra is gigantic role within the Marvel Universe and one that often appears alongside Matt Murdock a.k.a Daredevil. This will be the first time that Elektra will make an appearance in the series but Marvel had already dropped a few hints that she would be appearing thought season one.
In the “Daredevil” movie that starred Ben Affleck back in 2003, Jennifer Garner played the role of Elektra. There was also a 2005 spinoff made to extend Garner’s character named “Elektra.”
Season two of “Marvel’s Daredevil” is set to return next year, with two new show runners this time around. Taking the place of Steven DeKnight as show-runners will be Doug Petrie and Marco Ramirez.