Marvel & Netflix are proud to announce that acclaimed talents Ayelet Zurer, Bob Gunto, Toby Moore & Vondie Curtis Hall have joined “Marvel’s Daredevil,” an all-new thirteen-episode series premiering on Netflix in 2015.
Known for blockbuster films such as “Man of Steel” and “Angels & Demons,” Ayelet Zurer will play Vanessa Marianna, an art dealer whose chance meeting with Wilson Fisk dramatically changes their lives.
An Emmy-award nominated actor known for his powerful work in “ER” and “Chicago Hope,” Vondie Curtis Hall will play Ben Urich, an investigative journalist at the New York Bulletin who’ll soon find himself drawn into a war for the soul of Hell’s Kitchen.
Garnering acclaim for nuanced work in projects such as “The Pacific” and “John Wick,” Toby Leonard Moore will play Wesley, right-hand man and confidante to Wilson Fisk.
A veteran of blockbuster films “Shawshank Redemption” and “Argo,” Bob Gunton will play Leland Owlsley, an enigmatic and key figure in Wilson Fisk’s crusade to remake Hells Kitchen.
These four stars joins Charlie Cox (“Matt Murdock”), Deborah Ann Woll (“Karen Page”), Elden Henson (“Foggy Nelson”), Ayelet Zurer (“Vanessa Marianna”), with Rosario Dawson (“Claire Temple”) and Vincent D’Onofrio (“Wilson Fisk”) in the critically-lauded cast of “Marvel’s Daredevil.”
“These are four of the most important roles in “Marvel’s Daredevil” and we’ve assembled actors worthy of each iconic role,” said Jeph Loeb, Marvel’s Head of Television. “Ayelet, Bob, Vondie and Toby each brign a unique charisma and power to the roles, making it immediately clear why each of their characters is so vital to the war for Hell’s Kitchen.”
“”Marvel’s Daredevil” follows the journey of Matt Murdock, who was blinded as a young boy but imbued with extraordinary senses, now fighting against injustice by day as a lawyer, and by night as the super hero Daredevil in modern day Hell’s Kitchen, New York City.
Marvel’s first original series on Netflix is Executive Produced by series Showrunner Steven S. DeKnight (“Spartacus”, “Buffy: The Vampire Slayer”, “Angel”) and Drew Goddard (“Cabin in the Woods,” “Lost,” “Buffy The Vampire Slayer”, in addition to writing the first two episodes of “Marvel’s Daredevil”), along with Marvel TV’s Jeph Loeb (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Smallville,” “Heroes”).
“”Marvel’s Daredevil” is produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios for Netflix
For more information on “Marvel’s Daredevil,” and the other exciting new Marvel Television series coming to Netflix, stay tuned to Marvel.com