The 18-Episode Run of ‘Daredevil: Born Again’ May See Changes Amidst Creative Team Shifts

daredevil born again might not keep 18 episode run

‘Daredevil: Born Again’ has become a hot topic in the upcoming MCU lineup, fueled by fan excitement and marked by a tumultuous production journey. The project faced challenges ranging from a SAG-AFTRA strike to creative clashes between the showrunners and the studio.

Recent developments have unveiled a significant shift in the show’s direction. A few weeks back, news broke that parts of the series would be scrapped. Subsequently, it was revealed that a new creative team would take charge of the MCU-based TV show. Dario Scardapane is set to lead as the new showrunner, while Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead will join forces as the co-directing team.

Marvel’s strategy involves retaining already filmed scenes and episodes, blending them with fresh serialized elements. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Scardapane will play a pivotal role in crafting new episodes and scenes, seamlessly integrating existing footage. Benson and Moorhead will guide the series as directors to bring the first season to a close, though the specific episode count remains uncertain. Additionally, Corman and Ord are poised to step into the executive producer role.


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What initially began as a legal-crime drama with Matt Murdock attempting to leave his past behind is now undergoing a significant shift in focus. The upcoming rendition will spotlight a completely different direction, emphasizing the core elements that made the original series exceptional. The showrunners are steering the narrative towards a format more reminiscent of a network TV series rather than a cinematic experience, aligning with the approach seen in previous Disney+ productions.

The extent to which the original ‘Deadpool: Born Again’ will be retained and the number of episodes involved remains uncertain. What is clear, however, is that fans should not anticipate a seamless continuation of the Netflix series. The show has been confirmed to reboot the character, steering him in a new direction.

‘Daredevil: Born Again’ is slated to debut in 2024. Have something to contribute? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

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