Daredevil TV Series News: Marvel Comic Adaptation For Netflix To Be Grounded, Gritty & Real? [VIDEO]
If you thought Disney was going to change the reality of a blind superhero battling the underbelly of society in Hell's Kitchen, you were wrong. Evidently, Marvel's new Daredevil TV series will be a darker, grittier take on the comic.
According to Entertainment Weekly. Marvel TV head Jeph Loeb confirmed that the TV show will be taking place in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, fans shouldn't expect to see their favorites from other films to show up on Daredevil's turf.
Although New York City is simply lousy with supers, they've all got their own agendas and work to do. Daredevil's scope is much different from the Avengers', as Loeb pointed out the following:
"Within the Marvel Universe there are thousands of heroes of all shapes and sizes, but the Avengers are here to save the universe and Daredevil is here to save the neighborhood."
Series showrunner, Steven S. DeKnight, compares Daredevil's tone to that of The Wire, but stressed that the former will be "very grounded, very gritty, very real."
Daredevil's main protagonist, Kingpin, is a criminal mastermind and lover of white suits. The main character's crime fighting agenda will involve untwisting the villain's criminal empire to bring him to justice.
Marvel's Daredevil will be premiering on Netflix at some point in 2015. Be sure to keep checking back with Gamenguide to find out all the latest info.