Netflix is giving the Punisher his personal present

Netflix is giving the Punisher his own show

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Shortly after The Strolling Lifeless star Jon Bernthal was tapped because the Punisher in season 2 of Marvel’s Daredevil series, rumors circulated that the character would get its personal present. Properly, a couple of weeks after his debut, Netflix made the spin-off official. “The Punisher is again,” a tweet making the announcement reads. “Locked and loaded.”

The Punisher is again. Locked and loaded.

— Netflix US (@netflix) April 29, 2016

Leisure Weekly reviews that Hannibal government producer Steve Lightfoot will function showrunner and sure, Bernthal will return as Frank Citadel for the collection. Marvel and Netflix have definitely gotten cozy during the last yr or so, with the debuts of Daredevil and Jessica Jones. The 2 even have Luke Cage and Iron Fist exhibits within the works, in addition to a The Defenders miniseries. The addition of a standalone Punisher collection brings the whole variety of tasks between the comedian writer and the streaming service to 6. In fact, particulars are scarce for now, so we’ll probably be ready a bit on a premiere date.