Vincent D’Onofrio is joining the Marvel Universe as Daredevil’s biggest foe!
The actor will play Wilson Fisk (Kingpin), 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.
“We’re incredibly proud to have an actor with the gravitas and versatility of Vincent joining ‘Marvel’s Daredevil’ in such an integral role,” Jeph Loeb, Marvel’s Head of Television, said in a statement on Tuesday. “Wilson Fisk is an iconic villain whose cunning and power make him the dangerous equal of our hero.”
The actor joins Charlie Cox, previously announced as Matt Murdock, in the series which will debut on Netflix in 2015.
The role was previously played by the late Michael Clarke Duncan in the 2003 big screen version with Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner.
-- Jesse Spero