Marvel and Netflix aren’t messing around when it comes to The Punisher‘s second season on the streaming service, looking to a slain “god” and the DC television universe to boost an already impressive roster. Corbin Bernsen (American Gods) and Annette O’Toole (Smallville) are set to join — or hinder — Frank Castle’s (Jon Bernthal) mission when the comic book series adaptation from executive producers Steve Lightfoot, Jeph Loeb, and Jim Chory.
Bernsen is set to play the role of Anderson Schultz, an extremely wealthy man who’s grown accustomed to getting his way. His power and legacy are of prime importance, and he’ll implement less-than-legal means to further those ends. O’Toole is on board as the conniving Eliza Schultz, Anderson’s equally manipulative and wealthy wife.
Produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios, Marvel’s The Punisher has also added new cast members Josh Stewart, Floriana Lima, and Giorgia Whigham. Bernthal will be joined by returning cast members Ben Barnes, Amber Rose Revah, and Jason R. Moore.
Here’s a look at the two official teasers for season 1 of The Punisher, with all 13 episodes currently streaming on Netflix; as well as a look at the streaming service’s season 2 renewal comment:
After exacting revenge on those responsible for the death of his wife and children, Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal) uncovers a conspiracy that runs far deeper than New York’s criminal underworld. Now known throughout the city as The Punisher, he must discover the truth about injustices that affect more than his family alone.
Marvel’s The Punisher Season 1 was executive produced by showrunner Steve Lightfoot (Hannibal), Jim Chory (Marvel’s Daredevil, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Marvel’s Luke Cage) and Jeph Loeb (Marvel’s Daredevil, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Marvel’s Luke Cage) who also serves as Marvel’s Head of Television. Marvel’s The Punisher is produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios for Netflix.
Marvel’s The Punisher Season 1 cast featured Ebon Moss-Bachrach (Girls, The Lake House), Deborah Ann Woll (Marvel’s Daredevil, True Blood), Ben Barnes (Westworld, The Chronicles of Narnia), Amber Rose Revah (Emerald City, Indian Summers), Michael Nathanson (The Knick, Wolf of Wall Street), Jaime Ray Newman (Bates Motel), Jason R Moore (A Lonely Place for Dying), Daniel Webber (11.22.63) and Paul Schulze (Nurse Jackie).
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