Monday marks the two-year anniversary of Daredevil being canceled by Netflix, meaning that the rights are widely expected to revert back to Marvel Studios as per the licensing agreement that was initially struck for the streaming service to develop a slate of projects based on the Defenders. And given that he’s the biggest name of the bunch in terms of popularity, the Man Without Fear has been the subject of constant speculation that he could become an integral part of Kevin Feige’s shared universe.
Daredevil was arguably the best of Netflix’s superhero shows, and was definitely positioned as the marquee title in the lineup, with fans launching several campaigns in an attempt to have it brought back for a fourth season. Of course, petitions rarely if ever succeed in their goals, but even the stars themselves were of the opinion that the Devil of Hell’s Kitchen was pulled from the platform far too soon.
In one final push, the fanbase are now once again trying to drum up support for a Daredevil revival in the hopes that they can generate enough visibility for Feige himself to take notice and continue the story of Charlie Cox’s Matt Murdock and Vincent D’Onofrio’s Wilson Fisk as part of the MCU, and you can check out some of the reactions from Twitter down below.
This is not a drill! The Daredevil moratorium ends ? THIS SUNDAY November 29 ? and we need your help to get #SaveDaredevil trending ?! Read up on our website @ https://t.co/yrLLTKK8m9 or continue with this thread for more details ? pic.twitter.com/M1DQKhSnBu
— We Are #SaveDaredevil (@RenewDaredevil) November 24, 2020
Very excited about the Daredevil moratorium finally ending on Sunday! but also trying to stay realistic and not expecting any surprise season 4 announcements
— sn0otchie #SaveDaredevil (@sn0otchie) November 24, 2020
Happy anniversary to @RenewDaredevil! It's been a long road but a fun trip!
Once upon a time our energy was aimed at renewal and now it's aimed at Nov 29, after which time @Disney @MarvelStudios can actually DO something with Daredevil again. Don't forget, let's #SaveDaredevil. pic.twitter.com/D4LOnkYTMH
— Van (ง ◉_◉)ง #SaveDaredevil (@nhlrox) November 22, 2020
— Cape Time (@cape_time) November 22, 2020
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Very soon the rights for Daredevil will be in full control with the mcu. Hopefully they'll do what's right and bring back Charlie Cox along with season 4 goodnight pic.twitter.com/OaN0BUmUfJ
— Aniq ⎊ (@RaniqDesigns) November 25, 2020
— Daily Daredevil Netflix (@letthedevilout1) November 18, 2020
— Kristina #SaveDaredevil (@Kristina4109) November 23, 2020
— sn0otchie #SaveDaredevil (@sn0otchie) November 22, 2020
D’Onofrio in particular has been very vocal about his desire to continue playing Kingpin, and as one of the franchise’s best villains in any movie or TV show, it would be a most welcome move to bring him back. Of course, that’s all dependent on Feige even having any sort of vested interest in Daredevil, but the Marvel Studios head hocho is rumored to be a huge fan of the series, and folks would be overjoyed if the MCU picked up where Netflix left off.