Vincent D'Onofrio Talks Big Daredevil Surprise

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Big spoilers for those who haven't finished the second season of Marvel's Daredevil on Netflix. 

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If you've gotten far enough in Daredevil, you know that Frank Castle gets incarcerated for all the murder he did as the Punisher. Here's the twist though: Wilson Fisk manipulates Castle into killing a rival while in jail. Even without his suits or behind his corporation, Fisk is still a man in control of things, pulling the strings on the inside. 

Vincent D'Onofrio talked exclusively with EW about the reveal and what it's like getting back in the head of the Kingpin, Wilson Fisk and if he knew when he'd be back.

"Well, it was always the plan to use me," he said. "I knew that I was going to come back in some form, but I didn’t know what we were going to do until [producer] Jeph Loeb told me. I loved the idea of keeping it quiet and not letting the fans know. It’s more fun for everybody. Once I realized what was happening story-wise, it was just exciting to revisit the role."

Getting back into the headspace of such a famous comic villain, D'Onofrio mentioned it wasn't the easiest, but still one of his favorite roles. "Yeah. Well, it was like putting on a pair of shoes, but they’re not that comfortable. [Laughs] They’re a little painful at times, you know? But for some reason, they’re still one of your favorites, so you wear them.

So fans, were you surprised with the return or had a hunch he'd be back? 

Daredevil season two is currently streaming on Netflix. 

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    • tchaka
    • 48 Posts in 5 Months

    My jaw dropped seeing Fisk. Expected Nobu, not Fisk

    • _L0Bo_
    • 3197 Posts in 20 Months

    Yep, a nice surprise, love the actor just a pity he isn't half the size of The Kingpin, he does play him awesome though. Maybe they could have done some smoke and mirrors like they do with Tom Cruise and Stallone? :p

  1. totally saw it coming, i mean it was awesome seeing him again, but come on, how many times did they have to remind us that Fisk was in jail? It was multiple times an episode, the only reason to remind us that much was so that when they inevitably showed us Castle in jail we wouldn't forget why Fisk was there. Another reason it wasn't that shocking is Fisk is Daredevil's nemisis, it would be as if you were shocked to see Reverse Flash on Flash.

  2. Glad I got to that episode before having something else ruined by this site.

  3. It's too big a character to totally ignore. Expect a full come back for 3rd season. Born again.

    Yes.....this headline itself is spoilery enough. When people see VDO's name and "Big surprise" hard to not make that connection.

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