It’s Geeksmas day and I hope it’s a good one for everyone! Today we have a little bit of news from Wilson Fisk himself about Daredevil Season 3.
I don’t think anyone can deny that one of the best parts of Daredevil Season 1 (and possibly the Marvel Netflix shows all together) was Vincent D’Onofrio’s portrayal of Kingpin, he was simply brilliant and despite season 2 being considered much tighter and overall better than the first, his absence was felt.
The good news is that Vincent D’Onofrio’s Wilson Fisk is returning in Daredevil Season 3 and an interview with Collider the actor shed some light on his return.
The writing crew for the new season has changed and this led to Collider asking how his character and the script for Season 3 compares to previous seasons of Daredevil. D’Onofrio said, “It’s hard to top the first season, with Steven DeKnight’s writing, but Erik Oleson [the new showrunner] is a very good writer. I’ve shot some pretty cool scenes, so far. It’s different, but it’s very Fisk. It’s still very emotional. The character is evolving. His whole deal is based on emotion, so we’re taking him down that role further.”
Unfortunately, D’Onofrio couldn’t talk too much about the new season and how prison has changed Kingpin, but he did tease “there are new focuses and new goals” for the character. “That’s all I can say,” before continuing “If it was up to me, I would go on and on and on about it because it’s so interesting, but it’s so important to them, for us to keep our mouths shut.”
Of course, he did slip in one last teaser that’ll surely get fans even more hyped for Season 3. “I can only say that we’re doing things that are just going to blow the fans away,” D’Onofrio teased. “We’ve already shot some things that are just going to be neat for the fans. There’s some awesome things that are very much in the history of Fisk and Daredevil, that people have been waiting for. We’ve already put some of that stuff in the can, and there’s a lot more to do. I think they’re gonna be very happy.”
So he certainly seems excited and I know I am. Netflix has yet to announce a premiere date for Season 3, but it’s expected to debut some time in 2018.
Are you excited for Daredevil Season 3? Did you enjoy this version of the Kingpin? What do you think they’ve done that will “blow us away”? Let us know your thoughts and predictions!