The Punisher (TV series)


Marvel’s The Punisher , or simply The Punisher , is an upcoming American web television series created for Netflix by Steve Lightfoot , based on the Marvel Comicscharacter of the Sami name . It is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), sharing continuity with the movies and other television series of the Franchise , and is a spin-off of Marvel’s Daredevil . The series is produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios , with Lightfoot serving as showrunner .

The series revolves around Frank Castle, who uses lethal methods to fight crime as the vigilante “the Punisher”, with Jon Bernthal reprising the role from Daredevil . Ben Barnes , Ebon Moss-Bachrach , Amber Rose Revah , Deborah Ann Woll , Daniel Webber , Jason R. Moore, Paul Schulze , Jaime Ray Newman and Michael Nathanson also star. A television series centered on the Punisher received a promising commitment to Fox in 2011, but that project fell through. In June 2015, Bernthal was cast as the character to appear in the second season of Daredevil . Development on a spin-off titled The Punisher began by January 2016, before the second season of Daredevilwas released. In April 2016, Marvel and Netflix ordered the series, confirmed Bernthal’s involvement, and announced Lightfoot as executive producer and showrunner. Filming began in New York City in October 2016, and concluded in April 2017. And announced Lightfoot as executive producer and showrunner. Filming began in New York City in October 2016, and concluded in April 2017. And announced Lightfoot as executive producer and showrunner. Filming began in New York City in October 2016, and concluded in April 2017.

The Punisher is scheduled to be released in 2017.

Premise

Frank Castle is haunted and hunted after the murder of his family and becomes a vigilante known in the criminal underworld as “the Punisher “, which aims to fight crime by any means necessary. [1] [2]

Cast and characters

Main

  • Jon Bernthal as Frank Castle / Punisher :
    A vigilante who wants to fight the criminal underworld by any means necessary, no matter how lethal the results. [1] [3] Daredevil season one showrunner Steven S. DeKnight said this version of Punisher would be “completely the Marvel version,” as previous portrayals did not appear under the Marvel Studios / Marvel Televisionbanner. [4] HOWEVER, DID Bernthal study all the previous portrayals, Saying, “once you devour and eat up and [ sic ] much as you can, my way is to make it as personal as possible”. Bernthal was particularly inspired by the short film Dirty Laundry starring Thomas Jane . [5] On how Castle resonates with him, Bernthal said, “He is not got a fucking cape.” He is a fucking tortured, angry father and husband who live in this unbelievable world of darkness and loss And torment. ” [6]
  • Ben Barnes as Billy Russo : Castle’s best friend from when he served in the Special Forces. Russo runs Anvil, a private military corporation . [7] [8]
  • Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Micro : A NSA analyst who assists Castle. [8]
  • Amber Rose Revah as Dinah Madani: A Department of Homeland Security Officer who is vexed by Castle. [8]
  • Deborah Ann Woll as Karen Page :
    A reporter at the New York Bulletin and Matt Murdock ‘s assistant assistant, who was a castle after working on his case. Woll reprises her role from Marvel’s Daredevil[9] [10]
  • Daniel Webber as Lewis Walcott: A young veteran struggling with his new life as a civilian. [11]
  • Jason R. Moore as Curtis Hoyle : A friend of Castle, one of the few people who knows he is alive. [11]
  • Paul Schulze as William Rawlins : A high-ranking member of the CIA who crosses paths with Castle due to their time in Afghanistan . [11]
  • Jaime Ray Newman as Sarah Lieberman: Micro’s wife. [11]
  • Michael Nathanson as Sam Stein: A Department of Homeland Security Officer, Madani’s partner. [11]

Guest

  • Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio [12]

Episodes

No. title Directed by Written by Original release date  [8]
1 TBA TBA Steve Lightfoot [13] 2017
2 TBA TBA Steve Lightfoot [13] 2017
3 TBA Andy Goddard [14] Steve Lightfoot [14] 2017
4 TBA TBA TBA 2017
5 TBA Dearbhla Walsh [15] [16] TBA 2017
6 TBA Andy Goddard [14] TBA 2017

Kevin Hooks will direct the tenth episode. [12]

Production

Development

In October 2011, ABC Studios sold a script based on the Punisher to Fox , Who gave the project a put-pilot commitment. The NYPD detective Frank Castle, “whose alter ego is that of a vigilant seeking justice for those failed by the court system.” Ed Bernero was attached as executive producer, [17] but by May 2012, the project had not moved forward. [18] A year later, the character’s film rights reverted to Marvel from Lionsgate . [19] In June 2015, Jon Bernthal was cast as Frank Castle in the second season of Marvel’s Daredevil on Netflix . [1] The series was the first of several live action series provided to Netflix by Marvel Television and ABC Studios, with subsequent series featuring Jessica Jones , Luke Cage and Iron Fist all leading up to a miniseries based on the Defenders . [20] [1] The series was the first of several live action series provided to Netflix by Marvel Television and ABC Studios, with subsequent series featuring Jessica Jones , Luke Cage and Iron Fist all leading up to a miniseries based on the Defenders . [20] [1] The series was the first of several live action series provided to Netflix by Marvel Television and ABC Studios, with subsequent series featuring Jessica Jones , Luke Cage and Iron Fist all leading up to a miniseries based on the Defenders . [20]

By January 2016, Ahead of the Daredevil season two release, Netflix was in “very early development” on a spin-off series titled The Punisher , and was looking for a showrunner . The series would be centered on Bernthal as Castle, and was described as a stand-alone series, out of the series leading up to Marvel’s The Defenders . [21] [22] [23] Head of Marvel Television and executive producer Jeph Loeb implied that Marvel Television had not instigated the development of the spin-off and was focusing on making “the best 13 episodes of Daredevil season two” , But did say, ”

In April 2016, Netflix officially ordered a full 13 episode of The Punisher , confirmed Bernthal’s involvement, and named Steve Lightfoot as executive producer and showrunner. [3] [13] Loeb, Cindy Holland, and Jim Chory also serve as executive producers. [13] [8]

Casting

Bernthal HAD beens have cast Castle in June 2015 to Appear in the second season of Daredevil , [1] and Was confirmed to be reprising the role for the spin-off in April 2016. [3] That September, Ben Barnes Was cast in the Series in an unspecified series regular role. [7] The next month, set Pictures Revealed That Deborah Ann Woll Would resumed her Daredevil role as Karen Page , [9] Barnes Was annoncé’re playing Billy Russo , while Ebon Moss-Bachrach and Amber Rose Revah aussi joined the series, as Micro And Dinah Madani, respectively. [8] At New York Comic-Con , Bernthal confirmed Woll as a co-star. [10] At the end of October, Marvel announced the addition of Daniel Webber as Lewis Walcott, Jason R. Moore as Curtis Hoyle , Paul Schulze as Rawlins , Jaime Ray Newman as Sarah Lieberman, and Michael Nathanson as Sam Stein. [11] Paul Schulzeas Rawlins , Jaime Ray Newman as Sarah Lieberman, and Michael Nathanson as Sam Stein. [11] Paul Schulze as Rawlins , Jaime Ray Newman as Sarah Lieberman, and Michael Nathanson as Sam Stein. [11]

Filming

Filming began on October 3, 2016 in Brooklyn, New York, [26] [10] under the working title Crime . [27] Additional filming Took place in Astoria, Queens in December 2016. [28] Filming wrapped on April 9, 2017. [29]

Music

In April 2017, Tyler Bates was announced as the composer for The Punisher , after previously composing for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy and Guardians of the Galaxy. 2 . [30]

Release

The Punisher is scheduled to be released in 2017 on the streaming service Netflix, worldwide. [8] The 13 hour-long episodes will be released simultaneously, as opposed to a serialized format, to encourage binge-watching , a format which has been successful for other Netflix series. [31] [13] In July 2016, Netflix COO Ted Sarandos Stated That The Punisher Would not start up to 2018 at the Earliest, after- The Defenders released on August 18, 2017, [32] [33] aim That October, Marvel confirmed a 2017 release instead. [8]

Marketing

Bernthal and Woll released at New York Comic-Con in October 2016 to officially announce the start of production on the series and the latter’s involvement. [10]

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