Netflix Greenlights `Daredevil’ Second Season

Netflix will bring back its Marvel’s Daredevil original series for a second season three weeks after the launch of its freshman campaign, the OTT service announced Tuesday.

The series, starring Charlie Cox as a blind vigilante superhero, launched April 10 with 10 episodes. Season one show runner Seven DeKnight will not return for the second season, which will be helmed by Doug Petrie (Buffy The Vampire Slayer) and Marco Ramirez (Sons Of Anarchy), according to Netflix.

Ramirez, Petrie, Drew Goddard (Cabin in the Woods) and Jeph Loeb (Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) will serve as executive producers for the series, which also stars Rosario Dawson,  Vincent D’Onofrio, Deborah Ann Woll, Elden Henson, Scott Glenn, Bob Gunton, Toby Leonard Moore, Vondie Curtis Hall and Ayelet Zurer. 

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