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Netflix's Daredevil has a ton of things going for it, from the fight choreography to the excellent portrayal of certain comic characters, and one of the biggest positives has been Vincent D'Onofrio's nuanced take on Wilson "Kingpin" Fisk. It was an absolute delight when he returned to the show in Season 2 - in as much as this vicious bastard can be delightful - and fans no doubt want to see him return time and again to the Marvel TV universe. And according to the actor, he's already had conversations about when and if that could happen.
Sometimes all that's needed is just the promise of a character's return, and although this is cagey, it's pretty positive and the lack of information provided doesn't seem so bad. Vincent D'Onofrio's performance as Fisk in Season 1 wasn't just a major part of what made that season great, but he also immediately shot up to the top of the class as far as live-action Marvel villains work in general. Getting him, Tom Hiddleston's Loki and David Tennant's Kilgrave in the same room would be Marvel's greatest achievement. (Or maybe not, but it'd be solid.)
When it was announced that Punisher and Elektra, along with The Hand, would be major presences in Season 2, it was disappointing, since it meant Kingpin wouldn't be around. But his appearance was a fantastic surprise, and it proved that even a little of the character goes a long way. And it sounds like D'Onofrio is down to return regardless of how much Kingpin will be used, and it all comes down to the writing and the comfort provided. Here's what else the actor told Latino-Review.
It sounds like he'd be showing up for Daredevil Season 3, since that's the only show he namechecked. But the Season 2 showrunners Doug Petrie and Marco Ramirez are the ones behind The Defenders, so it's entirely possible Kingpin could make an appearance on that show before returning to Hell's Kitchen later in the year. And if he showed up on Luke Cage and Iron Fist, too, nobody would be complaining. People want him to show up in Spider-Man: Homecoming, too, so his welcome definitely isn't just limited to the small screen.
We sadly won't be getting more Daredevil until some point next year, though there are only two more weeks in between audiences and the first season of Luke Cage, which premieres on Friday, September 30. To see when everything else is coming, check out both our Netflix premiere schedule and our fall TV schedule.