Marvel, a company which is beloved by billions around the world is currently owned by Disney. Disney purchased out Marvel for $4 Billion and in return they gained all movie rights, all comic book rights, merchandise rights and so on. This deal has already panned through for Disney with the earnings from all the movies & various other products sold.
On the television side of things Marvel hasn’t been able to do as well as Detective Comics (DC). Fortunately for Disney, Netflix picked up the character of “Daredevil” for a Netflix original series & its results in utter fame. It’s now one of the most popular Netflix shows ever released, beating out the likes of Sense 8 and Bloodline. Due to the mass success of this television program on Netflix there are going to be dozens of new characters introduced into the series. One of the most recent revealed is “The Punisher”, being played by Jon Bernthal from The Walking Dead (Shane Walsh). There are other characters being introduced include Luke Cage, Jessica Jones and Iron Fist. The other characters to be introduced haven’t been revealed as of right now. No information about these future shows have been announced either.
Each of these characters will also be getting their own television series from now to 2019. That is most likely the reason as to why they’ve been announced and as to why no one else has been announced. We shall keep you up to date on any new information revealed regarding the Daredevil Netflix television series.