Netflix and Marvel’s ‘Daredevil’ Adds Vincent D’Onofrio

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The 13-episode Daredevil series coming to Netflix next year found its lead a couple weeks ago with Boardwalk Empire‘s Charlie Cox. Now he needs some baddies to fight, and they’re starting out with the Kingpin, as played by Vincent D’Onofrio (Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Full Metal Jacket). The role was held by Michael Clarke Duncan in the 2003 Ben Affleck Daredevil. Steven S. DeKnight (Smallville, Spartacus) will be the showrunner.

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Zach Dionne is a staff writer for Grantland.

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