Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’ Casts Vincent D’Onofrio As Wilson Fisk

Netflix's 'Daredevil' Casts Vincent D’Onofrio Wilson

Marvel and Netflix’s “Daredevil” has found its Wilson Fisk in Vincent D’Onofrio, Marvel announced Tuesday.

Wilson Fisk, aka “the Kingpin,” is a powerful businessman whose interests in the future of Hell’s Kitchen will bring him into conflict with the blind attorney Matt Murdock and his alter ego, Daredevil. The role was played by Michael Clarke Duncan in the 2003 “Daredevil” movie.

“We’re incredibly proud to have an actor with the gravitas and versatility of Vincent joining ‘Marvel’s Daredevil’ in such an integral role,” said Jeph Loeb, Marvel’s head of television. “Wilson Fisk is an iconic villain whose cunning and power make him the dangerous equal of our hero.”

D’Onofrio is known for his work in “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” “Men in Black,” “Full Metal Jacket” and “Homicide.”

Charlie Cox will play Matt Murdock/Daredevil.

“Spartacus” creator Steven S. DeKnight will executive produce the series and serve as showrunner, with Loeb and Drew Goddard executive producing.

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  1. sell says:

    He is perfect and a great actor. VDO is the best.

  2. Dale Burden says:

    Guess they could not afford a good actor.

    • nuschler12 says:

      Dale! I guess you are the resident “Hate Troll.” You are a mean, LITTLE man. D’onofrio has played psychos, alien invaders, and tender empathetic roles.
      Lighten up Dale. Everyone thinks that D’onofrio is a tremendous actor…Ask yourself why on earth you need to put this actor down? He did a superb job of channeling Abbie Hoffman.

      But you have moved on, of course, to going to political sites to slander our president. Do you really feel you are just in your assessment. You aren’t. Just a sad LITTLE boy whose mummy and daddy didn’t hold him or hug him. Poor Dale…So sad!!

  3. JoelR says:

    D’Onofrio fans should check out CHAINED (2012). Probably one his best performances.

  4. big daddy D says:

    Great actor. Wonder if he’s going to bulk up for the role. He’s a big boy..he xan pull it off.

  5. Robbie says:

    Huge fan of Vincent Onofrio I miss him on screen, I find he draws you into his role than have you look at him. Looking forward to seeing him soon in The Judge.
    Congratulations Vincent Onofiro, will always remember Full Metal Jacket and Law & Order.

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