Charlie Cox Finally To Return To The MCU As Daredevil
It was announced this week that Charlie Cox would be returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe to once again play the character of Matt Murdock/Daredevil in the untitled sequel to Spider-Man: Far From Home. Cox previously portrayed Matt Murdock in the popular series Daredevil on Netflix before the show was canceled in 2018 after three seasons. Despite the fact that Daredevil takes place in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it will be the first time in which the character appears in a movie. It has not yet been made clear if this version of Matt Murdock will be the same one from the series.
Many people were shocked, but nonetheless excited, when the announcement of Cox returning to the to the MCU was made. Along with Cox reprising his role of Matt Murdock, several other actors who appeared as famous comic book characters are coming back in the sequel to Spider-Man: Far From Home. This includes Alfred Molina as Otto Octavius/Doctor Octopus, Jamie Foxx as Max Dillon/Electro, Kirsten Dunst as Mary Jane Watson and Andrew Garfield as his version of Peter Parker/Spider-Man. Several fans are now debating what Matt Murdock’s role will be like in the film. Some believe that he will serve as Peter Parker/Spider-Man’s (Tom Holland) lawyer after he is framed for killing people by Quentin Beck/Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal) in Spider-Man: Far From Home. Others are predicting that he will just have a cameo in the movie and not have much of a role within the story, especially since Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor Strange is said to be in the mentor role like how Robert Downey Jr.’s Tony Stark/Iron Man and Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury were in the previous installments. Regardless of Cox’s role in the film, fans are nonetheless excited to know that Cox will finally be playing the Devil of Hell’s Kitchen once again.
The untitled sequel to Spider-Man: Far From Home will be released on December 17, 2021, with Cox now joining the ever expanding cast.