The second Daredevil was canceled by Netflix, fans immediately sprung into action forming movements to try and get the show picked up elsewhere. Now, one of the series' stars is helping to actively promote the cause.
Vincent D'Onofrio — Mr. Wilson Fisk, the Kingpin himself — has taken some time this evening to retweet several of the fans behind the #SaveDaredevil movement. D'Onofrio also shared to link to SaveDaredevil.com, a website dedicated entirely to the movement.
Along with SaveDaredevil.com — which includes various graphics and ways that you can contact executives with Disney, Marvel Television, and Netflix — the site includes a link to a Change.org petition dedicated to the cause. As of this writing, the petition has just over 33,000 signatures.
"As dedicated fans, we are convinced that Marvel’s Daredevil has great value," says Joseph Garcia, the organizer of the petition. "To us, as well as any media outlet that might want to continue the journey for these characters and their cast."
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"I'm in such an odd business," D'Onofrio continued. "Don't feel bad folks it makes no sense."
D'Onofrio ended up playing Fisk/Kingpin in all three seasons of the show, serving as the big bad in season one and three, while only serving a minor role in the Man Without Fear's sophomore outing. Although the show is done on Netflix, Marvel Television had mentioned the character will live on in other properties.2comments
“We are tremendously proud of the show’s last and final season and although it’s painful for the fans, we feel it best to close this chapter on a high note," the company said in a statement. "We’re thankful to showrunner Erik Oleson, the show’s writers, stellar crew and
All three seasons of Daredevil are now streaming on Netflix.