There are plenty of speculations floating around about what we may expect from the second season of Marvel’s The Punisher. Some have teased Suicide Run and Slavers storylines for the next season to the popular Netflix show. Whatever direction they decide to go with, I have a good feeling. Jon Bernthal was a stand-out in Daredevil and his debut show was everything I could have hoped for and more. An interview with Felicia D. Henderson, a writer, producer, and director, made me even more pumped for what’s to come.
The Sci-Fi genre is alive and well. 21 days after Netflix released Altered Carbon, the streaming service offered another neo-noir, cyberpunk original featuring a hot Swede as the lead. Alexander Skarsgard is the main character in this Duncan Jones film, about a mute bartender who lost his voice due to an accident when he was little. Coming from an Amish family, “Leo” was not able to get the surgery he needed to repair his vocal cords and as a result, lost his ability to speak. Now an adult, he bartends and carves wood and the movie really begins when he realizes his girlfriend has vanished without a trace.
While the Sci-Fi genre isn’t something I normally gravitate to when picking a movie or a show, there’s no arguing against the fact that Sci-Fi is making a comeback. Between Star Trek: Discovery, Cloverfield Paradox, and more, this category is popular and gaining momentum rapidly.
Do you ever feel like you’ve watched everything on Netflix and are in desperate need for something else? That’s how I felt when Altered Carbon was released on February 2, 2018. Based on a novel that I’ve never even heard of previously, I wondered if this was something for me. The internet heavily promoted this series and every time I opened up Netflix, there it was. Since I had nothing else to watch, I tuned in.
Let’s be honest in this article; Iron Fist was not Marvel’s most popular Netflix show. It was certainly not the most anticipated. On a personal level, the ones I looked most forward to were Daredevil and The Defenders. Jessica Jones was highly praised due to its female empowerment and treatment of the sensitive subject of sexual assault. And Luke Cage broke Netflix, so…you probably can guess how well-liked that show was.
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It felt like an eternity waiting for the news, but today was finally the day. No more than an hour ago, The Punisher Twitter dropped the latest trailer after a series of small tips and hints as to what was to come in the new show.
November 17th of 2017 will be the day that most Marvel fans will be looking forward to with baited breath. Ever since his debut in Daredevil, many have waited to see Frank Castle get his own series and the small tidbits have made the wait all the longer. The newest trailer gives a deeper look into what made Frank The Punisher and how he plans on bringing down the people that turned him into a personal weapon.
The music is what makes the trailer, as we feel the adrenaline going through the Punisher’s footsteps, holding our breaths as we realize how big the conspiracy with Frank Castle truly has been. Not only the DA, but the American government is involved with bringing down the man. It seems to be that many of Frank Castle’s old friends will be showing their faces too as we are greeted by even more new characters and how their roles will affect Frank.
One more month and we will all be calling in sick to binge-watch The Punisher bringing down something much bigger than himself.