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.