After yesterday’s shock announcement that Jon Bernthal would reprise his position as The Punisher in Marvel Studios’ Daredevil: Born Once more, the actor posted a TikTok the place he celebrated his triumphant return to taking part in Frank Fortress. Within the video, shared by the account for his podcast, Actual Ones, the actor might be seen confidently strolling into his front room with the theme from The Punisher collection taking part in within the background. The vigilante’s emblem and a guide associated to the character may also be seen on the location, displaying how passionate Bernthal is concerning the position he first performed in Netflix’s Daredevil, in addition to his personal spin-off collection in 2017.
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Throughout his first time taking part in the character, Fortress was a serious drawback for Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox), because the character went on a serious killing spree whereas attempting to avenge the dying of his spouse and kids. When the Satan of Hell’s Kitchen tries to chase the Punisher down, he’s as a substitute kidnaped by the vigilante, and finally ends up chained to a New York Metropolis rooftop. When Murdock wakes up, he’s confronted by an indignant Fortress, and the 2 argue about their completely different strategies for eliminating crime. Whereas Daredevil does not imagine in violently killing villains, Fortress does not have a single drop of endurance for criminals left in his physique.
In his personal spin-off, Fortress cannot be at peace after avenging the dying of his household, as he discovers a bigger conspiracy associated to the assault that despatched him in direction of a path of violence and in direction of David Lieberman (Ebon-Moss Bachrach), who makes a speciality of using computer systems and hacking software program with a purpose to get what he needs. Having realized from his adventures with Daredevil, Fortress chooses to not kill Lieberman when he lastly will get his fingers on him, defining a brand new arc for the character as he goes after the actual supply of the issue. After the acclaim he obtained attributable to his work in Daredevil, it was good seeing Bernthal getting the highlight.
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The present was renewed for a second season, the place the anti-hero confronted Ben Barnes’ portrayal of the Marvel tremendous villain Jigsaw. The episodes have been the final content material launched by Netflix as part of the Marvel universe, as each different Defenders present had already been canceled by that time. Among the characters from the streamer are persevering with their story in Marvel Studios productions, identical to Daredevil appeared in 2021’s Spider-Man: No Method Dwelling. It stays to be seen if the opposite Defenders, corresponding to Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), Luke Cage (Mike Colter) and Iron Fist (Finn Jones) can come again in some unspecified time in the future sooner or later.
Daredevil: Born Once more is predicted to premiere on Disney+ subsequent yr. Take a look at Bernthal’s video beneath: