The new Marvel Cinematic Universe gives Jon Bernthal’s Punisher a gory, comical costume, imagining what he might look like in Daredevil: Born Again. Following Netflix Reckless TV Show, Matt Murdock Gets Another Chance to Lead an MCU TV Show as He’s Set to Star Daredevil: Born Again for Disney+ and Marvel Studios. Although it will not serve as Reckless season 4, Daredevil: Born Again will continue the adventures of the Devil of Hell’s Kitchen as part of Phase 5.
Daredevil: Born Again It will see Bernthal’s Punisher return to screens, having last been seen in his own Netflix show which was canceled after two seasons. As the world speculates about how Frank Castle will factor into the series, graphic artist Arkin Tyagi Shared art of Bernthal’s MCU character wearing a costume more faithful to the comic.
Tyagi shared that they would love to see a “Classic Punisher back to basics in the MCU,” stating that he used “90s anime aesthetic” when designing an older look for Bernthal. Frank’s original Punisher costume came to life at the end of Reckless season 2, which serves as the setting for Bernthal’s spin-off show.
Why Punisher’s MCU introduction is more exciting now than ever
Daredevil: Born Again Season 1 recently went through a massive overhaul when Marvel Studios decided to fire the remaining writers and directors, as production has been on hiatus since the Writers Guild of America and SAG-AFTRA strike, with the latter still in effect. As Marvel Studios goes in a new direction for Daredevil: Born Again (and future MCU TV shows), Dario Scardapane was hired as the new official showrunner. As promising as this may be for Daredevil: Born AgainIt’s also a positive for Punisher’s broader return to the MCU, as Scardapane worked on Bernthal’s Marvel TV show on Netflix, meaning a writer already familiar with this version of the character will be at the helm.
Not only will Daredevil: Born Again I have a showrunner who knows how to work with the Punisher, but Bernthal’s return to the MCU comes just as Marvel Studios finally starts to enter similar territory to the Marvel shows on Netflix. The first Echo The trailer confirmed the TV-MA setup of the show, as it had a lot more blood and violence compared to other MCU projects. Besides that, the Blade The reboot film has been confirmed to be R-rated, meaning Marvel Studios could very well be willing to show the Punisher’s gruesome side through Daredevil: Born Again.
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Time will tell what other plans the MCU has in store for Punisher after his arc in Daredevil: Born Again. But if the MCU is embracing grittier TV shows and movies for the foreseeable future, it wouldn’t be surprising if Bernthal got another solo. Punisher project in the future. Hopefully, once the SAG-AFTRA strike comes to an end, Daredevil: Born Again He will be able to resume filming and reveal a first look at the return of Bernthal’s Punisher.
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