The Mighty Ducks star Elden Henson has landed one of the lead roles in Marvel’s upcoming Netflix 13 episode adaptation of Daredevil. British actor Charlie Cox plays the blind attorney turned crimefighter, with Vincent D’Onofrio as the villain Kingpin and Rosario Dawson in a secret role that’s probably Elektra.
Henson has been cast as Foggy Nelson, Matt Murdoch’s best friend and legal partner, whose inherent goodness and passion for helping the community and those in need makes him a friend to many. But it’s hard to tell at this point if he’ll be faithfully adapted from the comic books, where he sometimes clashed with Murdoch.
Filming on Daredevil begins this summer in New York City, with a 2015 launch date planne.