“This man’s physicality is something else”: Vincent D’Onofrio Gives Josh Brolin’s Thanos a Run For His Money With Acting Masterclass in Echo as Kingpin

Vincent D'Onofrio's Kingpin is on the verge of becoming one of the greatest MCU villains of all time.

"This man's physicality is something else": Vincent D'Onofrio Gives Josh Brolin's Thanos a Run For His Money With Acting Masterclass in Echo as Kingpin

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  • After Vincent D’Onofrio's appearance in Echo, one thing is clear, the audience absolutely loves Kingpin. Thanks to the actor for effortlessly applying his talents, molding the character to perfectly fit each series.
  • Wilson Fisk might just be D’Onofrio’s greatest work in his entire career, showcasing his mastery of a captivating, unhinged physicality, especially in the Echo series.
  • It appears that the MCU is now finally taking the character seriously, and is on their way to make him one of the best villains in the franchise since it has some big plans with the character in the future.
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Wilson Fisk aka Kingpin, might just be the greatest Marvel villain of all time. Not only is the character portrayed by none other than the talented actor Vincent D’Onofrio highly faithful to the comics, but his ominous presence throughout Echo has fans convinced that Kingpin is here to stay. Expectations are high, with many believing his role will surpass even that of Thanos. Fans can’t stop gushing about his on-screen presence and are eagerly anticipating what the MCU has in store for this iconic character.

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Vincent D'Onofrio as Kingpin in Echo
Vincent D’Onofrio as Kingpin in Echo. Credit: Marvel Studios

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Fans Are Absolutely in Love With Vincent D’Onofrio’s Portrayal of Kingpin!

After his appearance in Echo, one thing is clear, the audience absolutely loves the character. Thanks to the actor, Vincent D’Onofrio for effortlessly applying his talents, molding the character to perfectly fit each series he is in. That’s what makes him stand out. Wilson Fisk might just be D’Onofrio’s greatest work in his entire career, showcasing his mastery of a captivating, unhinged physicality, especially in the Echo series. His demeanor and on-screen presence have been top-notch, leaving fans yearning for more.

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Here is what some fans had to say after watching him in the series,

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Without a doubt, D’Onofrio’s portrayal of Fisk is set to secure a top spot, if not there already. With the enticing teaser for Daredevil: Born Again, fans are on the edge of their seats, expecting an even more in-depth exploration of this intriguing character.

Marvel Has Some Big Plans With Vincent D’Onofrio’s Kingpin!

For almost a decade now Vincent D’Onofrio has been serving as the Kingpin in the MCU. It appears that the MCU is now finally taking the character seriously, and is on its way to making him one of the best villains in the franchise. This is evident from the recent series Echo, where the actor has done a phenomenal job translating the character from comic pages to the screen.

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Under D’Onofrio’s portrayal, the character is no longer plain and boring, although it never has been. Recent opportunities to set up the stage for what’s about to have been utilized perfectly in Echo. Kingpin has dimensions and motives that the audience can relate to, potentially making him a top-tier villain. Despite the MCU having seen some of the greatest villains like Killmonger, Thanos, and Vulture in the past, Marvel’s slated plans suggest that Kingpin could easily be on his way to topping the charts.

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Vincent D’Onofrio as Kingpin

In an interview with ScreenRant, Brad Winderbaum, producer of Echo gave the audience a sneak peek into the intentions MCU has with Kingpin, he said,

“Oh, man, you kind of hit the nail on the head. I can’t say too much. Only that as a chapter in Wilson Fisk’s life, this is a crucial one and sets the stage in some remarkable ways for what’s coming next.”

Many now speculate that the upcoming showdown will surpass the scale of what people have already seen with Thanos in the past.

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Echo is now streaming on Disney+.

Also Read: “That’s all I’m gonna say”: Industry Insider Debunks Kingpin Buying Avengers Tower Theory as Fan Speculations Run Wild After Echo

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Written by Sampurna Banerjee

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Sampurna Banerjee, an ardent enthusiast of pop culture and movies, pours her passion into her role as a writer for FandomWire. With a penchant for Marvel, DC, and sitcoms, she has contributed over 400 articles, staying up-to-date to the entertainment industry's latest buzz. Moreover, she's penned over 300 articles for Animated Times and shared her work across several Instagram pages. Currently she is pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Calcutta University.