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Daredevil: Born Again adds Evil star Clark Johnson

Daredevil: Born Again has added Evil star Clark Johnson to its cast in a recurring role. The actor, who is best known for his portrayal of Gus Haynes on HBO's The Wire, will also direct two episodes of the Disney+ series (via Deadline).

As of yet, further details about which character he will portray are being kept under wraps, but Deadline suggests that the actor will play Cherry.

He will join newcomers to the show Severance star Nikki M James, The Many Saints of Newark's Michael Gandolfini and Adventureland star Margarita Levieva.

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Back in 2021, it was announced that Marvel Studios had regained rights to the Daredevil franchise, and would be reviving the cancelled Netflix show.

Following this, Disney+ announced that Charlie Cox would be reprising his role as the blind superhero Daredevil aka Matt Murdock after he featured in cameos in Spider-Man: No Way Home and She-Hulk: Attorney at Law.

Previously speaking about the show's revival, Cox said that the Disney+ reboot may redo storylines from the original Netflix series.

"In a way, what's great about that is that we potentially get to tell some of the stories over and over again in the same way that they do in the comics, you know," he said.

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"Kevin [Feige] has been clear about it being a season 1, not a season 4, you know, so it's a whole new deal. It's a bizarre experience to have played this character, to have the experiences I've had with this character, and the journey that we've been on with the show. For that to be finished and ended, and in my mind and heart it's over, and then to be yanked back in and suddenly we're starting again and it's all happening again it feels like a dream."

Daredevil seasons 1-3 are streaming on Disney+. Daredevil: Born Again is due to premiere in 2024.


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