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Drew Goddard Departs DAREDEVIL; DeKnight now Showrunner

Drew Goddard Departs DAREDEVIL; DeKnight now Showrunner

by Christopher DillardMay 26, 2014

marvel netflix daredevil steven s deknightIn what seems like a week full of break ups and departures, Drew Goddard (Cabin in the Woods) has left Marvel’s upcoming Netflix series, Daredevil, as consultant and show runner to continue working on Sony’s SINISTER SIX spin-off film. This seems to be another amicable split, as Goddard will still remain an executive producer on the series and has been replaced with Steven DeKnight (Spartacus, Angel, Buffy). The initial pilot and consecutive episode have been written by Goddard and will still be used as well.

As production ramps up on the Marvel’s Netflix series, expect more finalized details to come to light, especially casting confirmation for the blind lawyer.





Press Release

Marvel is proud to announce that acclaimed writer, director and producer Steven S. DeKnight (“Spartacus,” “Buffy: The Vampire Slayer,” “Angel”) has joined “Marvel’s Daredevil” as Executive Producer & Showrunner on the all-new 13-episode series premiering on Netflix in 2015. Drew Goddard, who also wrote the first two episodes, will continue to serve as Executive Producer on “Marvel”s Daredevil” as he writes and preps Sony’s “The Amazing Spider-Man” spin-off film, “The Sinister Six.”  

For more information on Marvel’s Daredevil, and the other exciting new Marvel Television series coming to Netflix, stay tuned to
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Christopher Dillard
Author for Nerdtraffic, co-host of Superhero Slate podcast, and co-founder of ComicUI. I love Marvel, Star Wars, Halo, and the Muppets. Just your run-of-the-mill nerd.

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