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‘Daredevil’ Fans Debate Rumored MCU Recast of a Key Character

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There’s a rumor going round that the Marvel Cinematic Universe might be recasting the function of Daredevil‘s Elektra Natchios, who in the Netflix series was previously played by the wonderful Elodie Yung, and fans are expressing some not-so-favorable sentiments about that fact.

“Black Bolt coming back is great but recasting Elektra is such a shit decision,” one fan wrote.

One fan went so far as to describe Yung’s efficiency within the function as “supremacy.”

But simply the place did this rumor come from? Apparently, it’s from the Reddit web page r/MarvelStudiosSpoilers in a post the place the moderators for the subreddit gave a checklist of scoops they’ve supposedly acquired surrounding upcoming bulletins that can quickly be unveiled on the forthcoming San Diego Comic-Con and D23: The Official Disney Fan Club Expo. The former conference takes place subsequent week, whereas the latter will happen September 11th of September in Anaheim, California. However, the scoops are all firmly rumors at this level, because the moderators themselves level out, “As always, take this with a grain of salt.”

Even although the post did give warnings about it being a rumor, it additionally famous the moderators “have a tendency to believe most of it” as a consequence of different scoopers on-line seemingly validating numerous features of it.

The new actor who is about to interchange Yung as Elektra is outwardly Eiza González, if the post is to be believed. González not too long ago starred within the Michael Bay return-to-form Ambulance as, you guessed it, an emergency medical technician. She was nice within the film and has starred in a quantity of different blockbusters, equivalent to Baby Driver and Godzilla vs. Kong, amongst others.

As gifted as González is, that didn’t cease Yung followers from proclaiming her because the one true Elektra.

“Charlie Cox and Elodie Yung will always be my Daredevil and Elektra,” one other Twitter person wrote.

A Marvel fan web page pulled their followers as to their ideas in regards to the casting change, and plenty of appeared upset Yung can be departing from the function.

“I really really hope it’s not true,” one fan wrote.

Another Marvel fan web page appeared to confirm the rumor in phrases of Yung being recast however stopped quick of claiming González is the verified substitute.

One factor is definite: Charlie Cox will certainly be reprising his function as Matt Murdock, AKA Daredevil, from the previously Netflix sequence, as evidenced by his current cameo in Spider-Man: No Way Home.

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