That Was Fast! Netflix's 'Daredevil' Is Coming Back for Season 2
By Philiana Ng
Talk about a show of confidence.
Less than two weeks after it debuted, Netflix is bringing back the dark and gritty Marvel’s Daredevil for a second season, the streaming service announced Tuesday.
Like its initial run, Daredevil will get another 13-episode order that will premiere in 2016.
There will be changes behind the camera this time around. Steven S. DeKnight (Spartacus), who served as the main showrunner (he took over for creator Drew Goddard) during season one, is not returning at the helm.
Instead, Doug Petrie (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, American Horror Story) and Marco Ramirez (Sons of Anarchy) have been tapped to take over as co-showrunners.
Ramirez, Petrie, Goddard and Jeph Loeb willcontinue to serve as executive producers on the Marvel Television and ABC Studios production.
Daredevil follows blind attorney Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox), who fights against injustice in the courtroom by day and as Daredevil by night. Rosario Dawson, Vincent D’Onofrio, Deborah Ann Woll, Elden Henson, Scott Glenn, Bob Gunton, Toby Leonard Moore, Vondie Curtis Hall and Ayelet Zurer co-star.
Daredevil is the first series in a mega-deal between Netflix and Marvel in 2012. Following Daredevil comes AKA Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), Luke Cage (Mike Colter) and Iron Fist, before the characters culminate in a team-up series, The Defenders.
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Press play below to go behind-the-scenes of Daredevil with Charlie Cox.