Boardwalk Empire star Charlie Cox has been cast in Marvel’s Daredevil Netflix TV series, according to E!.
He will play lawyer Matt Murdock, who by night is Daredevil, the blind defender of New York’s squalid Hell’s Kitchen.
Cox, who starred as Owen Sleater in HBO’s gangster epic, also played Tristan Thorn in Matthew Vaughn’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Stardust, and will also be appearing in the Luke Evans-starring Dracula Untold.
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.