It feels like Frank Castle’s time within the Marvel Cinematic Universe has come and gone, however whereas followers are nonetheless clamoring for extra vigilante justice to be unfold, actor Jon Bernthal understands that he’s unlikely to don the armor for brand new episodes of The Punisher ever once more. But that does not imply he’s misplaced hope for the long run, and he’s nonetheless holding on to the chance that he’ll return for brand new initiatives with Marvel Studios. While it may appear unlikely, particularly now that Kevin Feige has assumed inventive management of the corporate and Marvel Television boss Jeph Loeb is on his means out the door, Bernthal hasn’t given up.
The actor lately spoke with Entertainment Weekly and addressed a attainable return to the position of The Punisher in a venture for Disney+, although he made it clear that he needs to do proper by the character and the followers.
“For me, with Frank, it’s really not whether we do it again or not, or whether I play him again or not, it’s about doing it right,” Bernthal defined. “I simply care a lot about getting him proper, and that’s sort of the place it begins and ends with me. I simply give wish to give the parents whom he means a lot to the Frank Castle that they deserve. That’s type of the place I’m at with it. I really like Frank. I all the time have, I all the time will.”
There are rumblings of Marvel Studios probably reviving a few of the Netflix characters for brand new initiatives, although the largest rumors so far are pointing towards Charlie Cox and Krysten Ritter as Daredevil and Jessica Jones respectively. As far because the Punisher being revived on a Disney+ sequence or in any other case, that appears to be out of the realm of chance for now.
But that does not imply Bernthal is giving up on Frank Castle, as he beforehand acknowledged that the character will all the time be with him.
“Frank Castle is 100% in my bones and in my coronary heart,” Bernthal defined. “Over the years, the character has resonated with the law enforcement community and the military community and the comic book audience, and being a part of that I revere and I’m enormously grateful for. Frank Castle, the place where he’s at and the journey where he’s at, is something that I bought into wholeheartedly. He will always have a place in my heart and I will always be very protective of him and that project.”
The two seasons of Marvel’s The Punisher at the moment are streaming on Netflix.