Charlie Cox is going to be Daredevil in the new Netflix series. Variety has confirmed that Cox is indeed playing the blind attorney turned crime fighter. Charlie Cox is best known for two properties. The first being the lead in Matthew Vaughn’s Stardust. The other is in playing Owen Slater on Boardwalk Empire.
Cox will play the lead in one of four individual based mini-series that take place in Hell’s Kitchen, New York. The other heroes, for this interconnecting Netflix series, include: Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist. The four different interconnecting shows will culminate in a new series called The Defenders.
The Daredevil series has Spartacus and Smallville alum Steven S. DeKnight as its showrunner.