Daredevil Writers on Not Letting Punisher and Elektra Hijack the Show

Marvel’s Daredevil returns this Friday on Netflix for a big second season that introduces both the Punisher (Jon Bernthal) and Elektra (Elodie Yung) into the series. Behind the scenes, there has been some changes, as Doug Petrie (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Marco Ramirez (Sons of Anarchy), who both wrote for Season 1, have now taken over as showrunners, now that Stephen DeKnight has exited the series.

Petrie and Ramirez spoke about introducing these iconic Marvel characters this year and making sure they didn’t take over the series from Matt Murdock, while also making sure important supporting characters like Foggy and Karen get their due. The duo also discussed including Marvel Easter eggs and connections and finding the right place to do that in their gritty story.

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