Jon Bernthal (AMC’s The Walking Dead TV Series) will be The Punisher in Netflix’s Daredevil Season 2. Movie stars who have played Marvel’s The Punisher have included Dolph Lundgren, Thomas Jane and Ray Stevenson. The Punisher will help Daredevil (Charlie Cox) clean up New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen, no matter the lethal results. Marvel’s Head of Television Jeph Loeb had great things to say about Jon Bernthal as The Punisher. Bernthal killed the role as Shane on AMC’s The Walking Dead so I know he will bring something ideal to Daredevil Season 2.
The Punisher will be:
He is a vigilante who aims to clean up New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen by any means necessary, no matter how lethal the results.
Marvel’s Head of Television Jeph Loeb:
Jon Bernthal brings an unmatched intensity to every role he takes on, with a potent blend of power, motivation and vulnerability that will connect with audiences," said Jeph Loeb, Marvel’s Head of Television. "Castle’s appearance will bring dramatic changes to the world of Matt Murdock and nothing will be the same.
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