Daredevil’s Karen Page to be played by True Blood star

Netflix’s Daredevil series makes a great casting decision for Karen Page

Karen PageNetflix’s Daredevil series has continued its form of excellent casting, as True Blood‘s Deborah Ann Woll has been announced as Karen Page.

Variety reports that the actress, whose vampire Jessica has consistently been one of the best things about HBO’s long-running show, will join Charlie Cox, Vincent D’Onofrio, Rosario Dawson, Elden Henson and the recently cast Peter Shinkoda.

Deborah Ann Woll
Deborah Ann Woll as Jessica in Daredevil

They describe Page as the “female lead” for the show; the character in the comics is Matt Murdock’s long-time love interest.

If Woll’s Page is the female lead, it does seem to suggest that Dawson’s role, which is being kept a secret, could be a villain, and makes those Elektra rumours seem ever-more convincing.

Daredevil will air on Netflix in 2015. Find out more about the comics that inspired the series with new digital magazine Uncanny Comics. You can buy Daredevil: Born Again by Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli for £10.34 at Amazon.co.uk.