Marvel’s Daredevil has proven to be a huge success in its first season and is working on expanding the cast for what’s sure to be an intense second season.
French actress Elodie Yung (G.I. Joe: Retaliation, District 13: Ultimatum) is the most recent addition to the cast, joining the Netflix series as Elektra, “a mysterious woman from Matt Murdock’s past whose dangerous and exotic ways may be more than he can handle”, per Marvel. She joins seconds season of the show along with former The Walking Dead star Jon Bernthal, who has signed on to bring The Punisher to life.
“After a worldwide search, we found in Elodie the perfect actress to embody both Elektra’s impressive and deadly physicality, as well as her psychological complexity,” said Executive Producer and Head of Marvel Television, Jeph Loeb, in a statement. “Paired with Charlie as Matt Murdock, the two will bring one of the most beloved and tumultuous comic book relationships to life with all the accompanying sparks and spectacular action sequences the show is known for.”
The first season of Daredevil is now available on Netflix. The show will return for its second season in 2016.
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