The Walking Dead's Jon Bernthal to play The Punisher in Daredevil season two
Jon Bernthal, star of The Walking Dead and The Wolf Of Wall Street, has been cast as Frank Castle, also known as The Punisher, in the second season of Marvel's hit series Daredevil.
The TV series, which is one of four shows Marvel have produced with Netflix, stars Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock, the blind vigilante known as Daredevil as he fights crime and injustice in his home city of Hell's Kitchen.
The news was confirmed by Marvel's Head of Television Jeph Loeb, who said: "Jon Bernthal brings an unmatched intensity to every role he takes on, with a potent blend of power, motivation and vulnerability that will connect with audiences."
He continued: "Castle’s appearance will bring dramatic changes to the world of Matt Murdock and nothing will be the same."
The first season of Daredevil will be released on DVD later this year.