Genneya Walton Joins Cast of Marvel’s “Daredevil: Born Again”


Genneya Walton, recognized for her roles in “Candy Cane Lane” and “Never Have I Ever,” is set to join the cast of the upcoming Disney+ series “Daredevil: Born Again.” The Marvel Studios production, featuring Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock, faced a brief production pause due to a writers’ strike in mid-June, leading to a creative overhaul.

The series, featuring Charlie Cox reprising his role as the blind attorney-turned-superhero Matt Murdock, also brings back familiar faces such as Vincent D’Onofrio as Wilson Fisk, aka Kingpin, and Jon Bernthal returning as the Punisher. Notably, the production underwent changes during a pause in mid-June, with Dario Scardapane taking over as the new showrunner, replacing Matt Corman and Chris Ord.

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Walton’s character details are being kept under wraps, adding an extra layer of anticipation for viewers. However, insiders suggest she will portray a young journalist with intriguing connections to a character from the original series.

The ensemble cast of “Daredevil: Born Again” includes Margarita Levieva, Arty Froushan, Sandrine Holt, Michael Gandolfini, and Nikki M. James. Additionally, Wilson Bethel is set to reprise his role as Benjamin Poindexter/Bullseye from the original series.

Genneya Walton’s recent credits include a prominent recurring role in Season 4 of Netflix’s “Never Have I Ever” and a starring role in the Amazon Christmas movie “Candy Cane Lane,” alongside Eddie Murphy and Tracee Ellis Ross. Her versatile portfolio also includes the lead role in the Storm Reid-produced feature film “Darby and the Dead” (Disney/Hulu) and a series regular position in the Kenya Barris/Rashida Jones Netflix comedy “#BlackAf” as well as “MC2” on Netflix.

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