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Netflix Orders ‘Marvel’s The Punisher’

Six Series So Far in the Collaboration Between Marvel Television and Netflix

Netflix has placed a series order for “Marvel’s The Punisher,” which will feature Jon Bernthal reprising his role as Frank Castle (who was introduced to fans earlier this year in the second season of the Netflix original series “Marvel’s Daredevil”). Steve Lightfoot (“Hannibal”) will serve as executive producer and showrunner in addition to writing the series’ first two episodes.

“Marvel’s The Punisher” marks the sixth series ordered thus far as part of the collaboration between Marvel Television and Netflix. Included is the upcoming “Marvel’s Luke Cage,” “Marvel’s Iron Fist,” “Marvel’s The Defenders” and the Peabody Award-winning “Marvel’s Jessica Jones.”

“Marvel’s The Punisher” is produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios for Netflix.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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