Article written by: Jay Christoph
The Netflix/Marvel phenomenon began with Daredevil, which introduced New York as the emphasized setting, as well as characters like Claire Temple who is played by Rosario Dawson. Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and Luke Cage have all brought major plot twists to the forefront, where leading characters suddenly die; shocking the audience. This has led many fans of the series’ to wonder if any of the lead/title characters are in peril, especially since they will all unite under one banner in the Defenders miniseries.
Charlie Cox, who plays the iconic Matt Murdock/Daredevil in the MCU, recently spoke to a fan at Wizard World in Pittsburgh. During his appearance, he revealed which characters could die in future installments:
“I know that as a show, they don’t try to take storylines that are already written. We want to be our own thing. One of the reasons they killed Ben Urich, which was such a great shock for me, but the reason I think they do it because the people who love the show are great fans and have read the comics and we need them to know this is not a safe place and the drama is going to affect you as well. You don’t know what’s going to happen. If we kill Ben Ulrich, what does that mean? We could do anything potentially”