Wilson Fisk himself, Vincent D’Onofrio, was a recent guest at Salt Lake FanX 2022 in Utah, where he spoke candidly about playing Cornerstone in previous Marvel projects, and what the future holds for the character’s upcoming MCU appearances. As confirmed by Kevin Feige during the San Diego Comic-Con in July, the character will appear in the next year. Echo series, which is now in post-production.
But that’s not all because D’Onofrio will return to face Charlie Cox’s Daredevil in the 2024 Disney Plus series. Daredevil: Born Again. The actor I speak a little about the new series Echopraising the performance of the lead actress, and teased that the events of the series will lead directly to born again:
THE KINGPIN ACTOR MAKES FUN OF HOW ECHO WILL LEAD DIRECTLY TO DAREDEVIL: BORN AGAIN
During his panel appearance, Vincent D’Onofrio praised Alaqua Cox’s performance as Echo in the upcoming series and revealed that her performance in the series will lead to the new one. Reckless to show:
And I have to say that in Echo, which is coming, where you can see Alaqua Cox’s performance, which is just phenomenal. The girl, the woman who plays the lead in the show is just amazing. And we did some scenes where everything that I just told you about how I approach the character is complete in the last few episodes of the show. It’s going to be quite something. And that leads, of course, born again.”
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At that moment, the audience cheered. D’Onofrio was also asked which MCU character he’d love to fight, and he couldn’t contain his excitement about the possibility of the Kingpin fighting Spider-Man one day. He also took the opportunity to add even more fuel to the fire that is the hype for the new Reckless Serie. D’Onofrio added:
“I mean there’s only one end goal, really. Spiderman. But I will say, however, that you have no idea what awaits you in Born again. And I know a little more than you guys, and all I can say is that during the next series you won’t be able to think about anything other than the next episode.”
WHEN ECHO HIT DISNEY+?
As Feige revealed in July, Echo is scheduled to come out during the summer of 2023. Production wrapped earlier this year, and the show will continue after the events of Hawk Eye. Alaqua Cox will return as Maya Lopez, the first Native American to lead a project in the MCU. Here’s the official synopsis for the series:
“Streaming exclusively on Disney, the origin story of Echo she revisits Maya Lopez, whose ruthless behavior in New York City catches up with her in her hometown. She must face her past, reconnect with her Native American roots, and accept the meaning of family and community if she ever hopes to move on.”
Charlie Cox will also return as Matt Murdock/Daredevil for the series, though his role will likely be more limited than D’Onofrio’s as the Kingpin. Rumors have been circulating recently about potential production issues following The Cosmic Circus’ Lizzie Hill. posted on Twitter that she is worried after hearing that things may not be going so well for the series. However, the report lacks details, so let’s not sound the alarm just yet until more information comes out about it for now.
COULD VINCENT D’ONOFRIO’S KINGPIN FIGHT AGAINST SPIDER-MAN IN THE MCU?
This is certainly an interesting prospect, especially now that Sony has reportedly signed a new deal with Tom Holland to make a new trilogy of movies. The Kingpin is an iconic villain of Peter Parker, aka Spider-Man, in the comics, and portraying that relationship on screen after seeing his rivalry with Matt Murdock will be fascinating, to say the least.
However, as of now, it is unknown where the new movies are headed. Following the post-credits scene of no way homeit’s quite possible that Venom will be the main antagonist, or at least a main part of the upcoming live action. Spiderman movie.
Speaking of born againthere is a possibility that Peter Parker will make a cameo in the series, just like Matt Murdock appeared in no way home. But since Holland’s contract is with Sony, the studio will most likely not allow the character to appear in any Disney Plus series. The details about the contract are so secret that none of the studios have yet acknowledged that it was signed. We only base this information on reports.
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