Ever since Drew Goddard’s 2015 adaptation of the character from Marvel’s Daredevil saw its fourth season scrapped, the privilege of seeing Vincent D’Onofrio in the MCU has been reduced to mere mentions and special appearances. However, it surely sends a shiver down MCU fans’ spines every time D’Onofrio puts on his Kingpin face.
Starting today, the character will finally return to… not the big screens, but your laptop and TV screens in the new Daredevil reboot titled Daredevil: Born Again. Although the fact that D’Onofrio’s Kingpin is indeed returning as the main villain of born again was put to bed, the actor himself claims he could make his MCU debut too!
Must Read: ‘I’m So Happy For Everyone’: Rosario Dawson Wants To Return To The MCU As Claire Temple In Daredevil: Born Again Alongside Charlie Cox And Vincent D’Onofrio
Vincent D’Onofrio Hints at Kingpin’s MCU Debut
The Kingpin is one of the most amazing characters in Marvel history, showing that no matter how bad a villain is, there’s a caring man inside that person. So it would make sense for such a character to sooner or later see the live-action spotlight in the MCU timeline.
Vincent D’Onofrio’s portrayal of the massive villain has been repeatedly applauded by critics and fans alike, and the fact that he looks the part really helps.
Although it made MCU fans quite envious to see the character as Sony’s main antagonist. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, they’ll be happy to hear the news of the villain’s return to the MCU.
Related: Echo Releases First Photos Of Vincent D’Onofrio As Kingpin, Teases Prequel Storyline
It was obvious that Kevin Feige would want him back as a character, let alone the main villain, in the next reboot of daredevil for Disney+, Daredevil: Born Again. But as fans go crazy when they can possibly watch the new TV series, D’Onofrio has hinted that he’ll be making his MCU movie debut as well!
The question of the possibility of a scenario in which Kingpin goes headlong into Spider-Man was raised during a Q&A attended by the Full Metal Jacket star at Salt Lake FanX 2022 earlier this year. Vincent D’Onofrio had this to say-
“I mean there’s really only one end goal, and I think someone just said who that would be.”
These comments will surely bolster rumors regarding the possibility of D’Onofrio’s Kingpin being the main antagonist in the upcoming Spiderman 4 film. If he does, it will surely get gritty and dark in here!
Also Read: ‘They’re Gonna Call Us’: Charlie Cox Reveals He’d Lost Hope When Kingpin Actor Vincent D’Onofrio Reassured Him MCU will rehire him as Daredevil
Vincent D’Onofrio makes the buzz Daredevil: Born Again
If Vincent D’Onofrio excited Marvel fans during the Salt Lake FanX Q&A panel wasn’t enough to give them chills, his comments on what to expect from the upcoming Disney+ TV series, Daredevil: Born Again will surely do the trick!
Related: Spider-Man 4 May Not Feature Vincent D’Onofrio’s Kingpin, Casts Further Doubt On Charlie Cox’s Daredevil Appearance
There have been many thoughts and doubts in the minds of fans about born again, many wonder if it will live up to the standard as the Netflix version of Drew Goddard daredevil had been the benchmark of the past decade.
— Caiden Reed | Scooby-Doo| (@caiden_reed) November 22, 2022
But while Vincent D’Onofrio plans to reprise his role in the reboot, fans now have at least half the assurance that it will be worth it. To help draw in the crowd during the Salt Lake FanX Q&A panel, the 63-year-old actor shared this detail about the upcoming TV series-
“I will say though, you see, you guys have no idea what Born Again has in store for you. And, I know a little bit more than you guys do, and all I can say is is that during this next series, you will think of nothing but the next episode.
daredevil: Born again slated for release somewhere around spring 2024. And with D’Onofrio on the train to fight Charlie Cox’s Matt Murdock once again, it’s bound to be a good time.