Since it was announced on Netflix, fans of The Punisher have been waiting for information about the series. Since, the series was not part of the timeline of the partnership between Marvel and Netflix. Initially, the partnership provided for the launch of 5 series, namely: Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and The Defenders.
However, after the success that the character made in the second season of Daredevil, it was confirmed that he would have a solo series.
Punisher | First season gets debut preview
Today we decided to talk a little about the first season.
Jon Bernthal (The Walking Dead) will play the role of the tortured vigilante, while Steve Lightfoot, who served as a writer and executive producer for Hannibal, will be showrunner for the series.
The actors Ben Barnes (The Chronicles of Narnia) will be Billy Russo, Frank Castle’s best friend of his time in the Special Forces. Ebon Moss-Bachrach (Girls) will play Micro, a former NSA analyst whose secrets can be of great value to Frank Castle and everyone around him. Amber Rose Revah (The Son of God, Emerald City) will be Dinah Madani, a sophisticated and highly trained Homeland Security agent who conflicts with Castle.
About the series:
After the murder of his family, Frank Castle is haunted and hunted. In the criminal underworld, he will become known as the Punisher. The facts will occur, just after Castle has the first meeting Matt Murdock, since the origin of the character was already told during the second season of demolisher.
Netflix has not yet released any trailer about the series, but it should happen soon, as the series The Defenders, the last of the 5 series agreed has already been released.
In an interview with Hollywood Reporter, the principal Darbhla Walsh (Fargo) gave a prediction of when the show will debut.
“I directed another TV series that hasn’t come out yet, which was an episode of Punisher, Marvel’s new show. I recorded it before Christmas but it won’t air until November“Said the director.
Although Netflix has not yet confirmed, it is possible that the series will arrive in November.