Jon Bernthal to reprise Punisher in DAREDEVIL: BORN AGAIN sequence

Whereas followers and speculators are already shortly writing off Part 5 of the MCU after the lower than stellar reception of Quantumania, there’s nonetheless hope that Marvel Studios can course right. Working example, the upcoming Daredevil: Born Once more Disney+ sequence will see not solely Charlie Cox return because the titular Man With out Concern however Vincent D’Onofrio additionally returned as Wilson Fisk a.ok.a. Kingpin. It seems they received’t be the one actors to make the bounce from Netflix into the MCU correct as The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Jon Bernthal can be suiting up as soon as extra as Frank Fort higher often called The Punisher within the Born Once more sequence. 

The inclusion of The Punisher is a little bit of a shock, not the least of which is the truth that the character has turn into considerably controversial in recent times as a result of his iconic cranium emblem being adopted by fringe teams. Gerry Conway, co-creator of the character, who vocally criticized police use of the Punisher’s cranium emblem prior to now, labored with a bunch of artists to place collectively a Skulls for Justice marketing campaign that  to reclaim the cranium emblem. Furthermore, in Punisher #13 from author Matthew Rosenberg and artist Szymon Kudranski featured a scene the place Frank Fort chastised two law enforcement officials for co-opting his emblem and picture for the Blue Lives Matter motion.

Whether or not or not Jon Bernthal will put on something bearing the cranium emblem or how the character can be depicted within the sequence stays to be seen. Let the hypothesis start how lengthy earlier than Mike Colter or Krysten Ritter return as Luke Cage and Jesssica Jones.

Overseeing the Daredevil: Born Once more sequence are writers and and govt producers Matt Corman and Chris Ord. Impressed by the eponymous comedian storyline by author Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli, Born Once more is taken into account one of the quinessential Daredevil tales. Deliberate for 18-episodes, the sequence is anticipated to premiere within the spring of 2024. Hopefully Marvel Studios has discovered from the errors of Part 4 and can correctly house out the discharge of its tasks higher this time.