Fans have been super excited about Marvel’s upcoming show, Daredevil: Born Again. The show would bring back Charlie Cox as Daredevil on screen and into the MCU. Before the studio announced the show officially, rumors started that Eiza Gonzalez would be joining the show as Elektra. With Charlie Cox finally making a comeback as Daredevil in the MCU, fans also started speculating that the other characters from the Netflix series will be coming back as well.
However, the studio has only confirmed Vincent D’Onofrio will be reprising his role as Kingpin in the upcoming series. There are speculations that the rest of the cast, including Elden Henson’s Foggy Nelson and Deborah Ann Woll’s Karen Page, would reprise their roles in Daredevil: Born Again. Eiza Gonzalez, who is rumored to be cast as Elektra in the show, has finally addressed the rumors, and she does not seem pleased with these rumors.
Eiza Gonzalez Hopes She’ll Get to Play a Cool Superhero
Months after rumors about Eiza Gonzalez getting cast in the Disney+ series started, she is talking about the rumors. Addressing these rumors, Eiza Gonzalez said that she has been getting hate due to these casting rumors, from those who do not wish to see her in the role.
“I feel like I’m just gonna get it out of the way because, One, I’m confused as for the amount of hate over this, and two, I feel like it saves people energy,” she mentioned in one of her tweets. She further denied the rumors saying, “No, I’m not cast as Elektra in Daredevil.” The Bloodshot star said that she already has an ongoing series exclusivity contract to The Three-Body Problem.”
In her following tweets, Eiza Gonzalez said that she would appreciate it if people just let her live free of negative, ill-intended messages about taking the role. Gonzalez even mentions that she has no idea about the character, she is rumored to be cast as.
Lastly, Gonzalez said that she has always wanted to play a cool superhero at one point in her career. She quoted it as, “It will be tons of fun, and I’d be honored to be even considered.” However, she is not playing Electra in Daredevil: Born Again. She ended her last tweet by saying she would be watching Daredevil and sending all the love to the cast.
Would Elodie Yung Reprise Her Role in Daredevil: Born Again?
Now that Eiza Gonzalez has denied the rumors, fans are wondering if Elodie Yung will reprise her role in the upcoming series. Elodie Yung played Elektra in the 2015 Daredevil. She currently stars in The Cleaning Lady, which premiered on 3 January 2022. The second season of the show premiered on September 19, 2022.
No details about the show are revealed, except that it would not follow up the 2015 action fiction. Charlie Cox himself said that Born Again would not follow up with the original Daredevil. As for the cast of the show, only two names have been revealed so far.
The only available cast of the show is Charlie Cox as Matt Matt Murdock/Daredevil and Vincent D’Onofrio as Kingpin. The studio has yet not revealed if the rest of the cast will reprise their roles in the series or not.
Daredevil: Born Again will release in Spring 2024 on Disney+.
Source: The Direct