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Charlie Cox Cast As Daredevil In New Netflix Series

Shannon Delijani |
May 28, 2014 | 3:47 p.m. PDT

Staff Reporter

British actor Charlie Cox will take on the role of Daredevil (@Moviefone/Twitter).
British actor Charlie Cox will take on the role of Daredevil (@Moviefone/Twitter).
Marvel and Netflix have found their new leading man in Charlie Cox, known for his role on HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," as well as opposite Claire Danes in the 2007 film "Stardust."

Cox is set to play Matt Murdoch, the blind, crime-fighting superhero Daredevil in the upcoming 13-episode series for the streaming service. 

"Daredevil" will be the first of a series of Marvel superheroes acquired by Netflix, including Jessica Jones, Iron Fist and Luke CageThe four will then join together for the miniseries, "The Defenders."

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Marvel and Netflix have yet to comment on the casting decision that was reported by Latino Review.

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