Marvel and Netflix have released a new banner to promote the highly anticipated second season of Daredevil, and while it doesn’t feature any new imagery from the upcoming batch of episodes, it recaps Matt Murdock’s path to becoming a hero in a very unique way. That’s because it’s a recreation of the Sistine Chapel’s ceiling, something which further emphasizes the religious side of the character’s personality and the role that plays in his actions as a hero.
Here’s the newly released synopsis for season two of Daredevil, revealing additional details on what’s to come for The Man Without Fear this year:
Just when Matt thinks he is bringing order back to the city, new forces are rising in Hell’s Kitchen. Now the Man Without Fear must take on a new adversary in Frank Castle and face an old flame – Elektra Natchios. Bigger problems emerge when Frank Castle, a man looking for vengeance, is reborn as The Punisher, a man who takes justice into his own hands in Matt’s neighborhood. Meanwhile, Matt must balance his duty to his community as a lawyer and his dangerous life as the Devil of Hell’s Kitchen, facing a life-altering choice that forces him to truly understand what it means to be a hero.
The poster which was released earlier this week for Daredevil actually recreated Michelangelo’s “The Last Judgment” (also present in the Sistine Chapel), and it’s going to be interesting to see whether this sort of imagery continues to play a role in the show’s marketing campaign.
Either way, all of this is hopefully building to the release of a trailer for Daredevil season two, which will include some actual new footage.