Friday, April 29, 2016

It's Official: The Punisher gets a spinoff series via Marvel and Netflix

After making a BIG statement by appearing as the character in season 2 of Marvel's Daredevil in Netflix, former "The Walking Dead" star and actor Jon Bernthal is set to reprise the role of Frank Castle, better known to the Marvel Universe as "The Punisher", in his very own spin-off series which has officially gotten the greenlight according EW and Comic

Hannibal and Casualty producer Steve Lightfoot has been tapped to serve as the showrunner for the series, which will be the sixth Marvel property to be in Netflix and is set in the same Marvel Cinematic Universe as the films and ABC series like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Also released after the news is the very first teaser trailer for the upcoming series.
Marvel's The Punisher teaser trailer

No word yet on when The Punisher premieres, but expect the news to be announced soon.

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