AceShowbiz - It's official! The Punisher is getting his own series. Netflix has ordered a full first season of "Marvel's The Punisher" focusing on military veteran Frank Castle who was introduced during the second season of "Daredevil".
%cJon Bernthal% will reprise his badass role as the Marvel vigilante. Steve Lightfoot ("Hannibal") serves as executive producer and showrunner in addition to writing the series' first two episodes. A short teaser is unleashed on Twitter.
"We want to thank the fans who are clamoring for more of Jon's stunning and powerful performance as Frank Castle from 'Marvel's Daredevil,' " says Executive Producer/Head of Marvel Television, Jeph Loeb. "Now combined with Showrunner Steve Lightfoot's compelling writing, we're thrilled to bring 'Marvel's The Punisher' to Netflix."
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"For me, the complexity and unpredictability of Frank Castle make him an incredibly compelling character and I couldn't be more excited to dive into his world," Lightfoot adds. "After watching Jon's performance in 'Marvel's Daredevil' I could not be more excited to be working with him to further develop and progress the story of this anti-hero in a show of his own."