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Netflix presents the gritty official trailer for the upcoming Marvel’s The Punisher, starring the no-olds-barred and visceral Jon Bernthal. Listen to your favorite Metallica song as the Marvel anti-hero delivers bone-crunching violence, blows, and broken limbs, all of which he calls vigilante justice.
As we previously mentioned, the upcoming series takes place after the events of Daredevil Season 2. Frank Castle (Bernthal) is still haunted and hunted by the murder of his family. He continues his violent crusade against the criminal underworld. Soon everyone will come to know him as The Punisher.
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5) A War Crime?
Frank Castle appears to have uncovered a conspiracy that runs far deeper than New York’s criminal underworld. Frank was involved in a top secret CIA operation. After killing After showing Ray Schoonover (Clancy Brown) in Daredevil, the man who was in in charge is now hunting him down.
4) Karen Page Will Be Back!
Deborah Ann Woll had such interesting and intimate on-screen chemistry in her scenes with the Wolf of Wall Street actor. It makes sense Karen Page would play an integral role, like how Rosario Dawson’s Claire Temple is a major connective piece to the other Netflix dramas. They’re both in danger as an explosion takes place right in front of them.
Is this a music video? The trailer starts with Castle playing a few strings on his guitar, echoing the song’s lyrics. The footage is perfectly edited and the gunshots timed to the drum roll.
2) An R-Rating?
Hannibal writer/executive producer Steve Lightfoot will serve as showrunner in The Punisher. The trailer hints that the Netflix drama will be for mature audiences based on its brutal and graphic violence.
1) Another Familiar Face!
After being promoted to Detective in the second season of Daredevil, Brett Mahoney (Royce Johnson) is now investigating the killings committed by The Punisher. Brett says, “Does this look like the work of a dead man to you?
Marvel’s The Punisher will arrive in Netflix in November 2017.
– By Jorge Solis