Daredevil is an American superhero movie which was released in 2003. The movie was directed by Mark Steven Johnson and it is based on Marvel comic character of the same name. Daredevils is made by Stan Lee and Bill Everett. Check out Daredevil Movie Cast here.
In this article we are going to discuss Daredevils cast and many other details that we know so far regarding this movie. So stay connected with us and read out this entire article carefully.
The movie started its development in 1997 at 20th Century Fox and Columbia Pictures before New Regency acquired the rights for the movie in 2000. Initially, Johnson shot the movie in Downtown Los Angeles despite the Hell’s kitchen, Manhattan setting of the movie and comics.
The film’s CGI were handled by Rhythm and Hues Studios. Daredevils was released on 14th February 2003 and it has received mixed reviews from critics. The movie has been praised for the action sequences, acting performances, soundtrack, plotline, visual styles whereas criticism aims at Affleck’s performance its perceived lack of ambition.
Despite of all this, the movie has become the second biggest February release of that time and went on to gain total gross of $179.2 million worldwide against production budget of $78 million.
What is Daredevil Movie Cast?
Daredevil Movie Cast is really great therefore Check out the list of Daredevil movie cast along with their character below –
- Ben Affleck as Matt Murdock / Daredevil:
- Scott Terra as Young Matt Murdock:
- Jennifer Garner as Elektra Natchios:
- Michael Clarke Duncan as Wilson Fisk / Kingpin
- Colin Farrell as Bullseye
- Jon Favreau as Franklin “Foggy” Nelson.
- Joe Pantoliano as Ben Urich:
- David Keith as Jack Murdock:
- Leland Orser as Wesley Owen Welch
- Lennie Loftin as Detective Nick Manolis:
- Erick Avari as Nikolas Natchios:.
- Ellen Pompeo as Karen Page
- Derrick O’Connor as Father Everett:
What Was the Plotline of Daredevils Movie?
Daredevil Movie Cast Ben Affleck as Matt Murdock a blind lawyer, who fights for justice in the courtroom and on the streets of New York as the masked vigilante Daredevil.
Jennifer Garner played the role of his love interest Elektra Natchios whereas Colin Farrel played the role of merciless assassin Bullseye.
Lets have a look in brief about the Daredevil cast below –
Ben Affleck as Matt Murdock aka Daredevil –
Benjamin Geza Affleck was born on 15th August 1972 and he is an American actor as well as filmmaker. He has won two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards and a Volpi Cup. He started his career as a child when he starred in the PBS educational series named The Voyage of the Mimi in 1984.
Ben is the co-founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative which is a grantmaking and advocacy based nonprofit organization. He is also a supporter of the Democratic party.
Affleck is also a co-owner of the production company name Pearl Street Films.
Jennifer Garner as Elektra Natchios –
Jennifer is the daughter of billionaire Nikolas Natchios and love interest of Matt Murdock. At very young age she witnessed the murder of her mother and since then her father has had her become highly trained in martial arts.
Many actresses were looked into with consideration for the role of Elektra which includes Katie Holmes, Kate Winslet, Penelope Cruz, Salma Hayek, Natalie Portman, Lucy Liu and Jessica Alba.
Check out the trailer of Daredevil movie in given video below. By watching this video you will get a clear idea about the store of this movie and so it will become easy for you to decide whether to watch this movie or not.
What Are the Reviews for Daredevil Movie?
The review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes gave this movie 43% positive feedback which is based on 227 reviews, with an average rating of 5.2 out of 10. The statement for the same by site is –
“While Ben Affleck fits the role and the story is sporadically interesting, Daredevil is ultimately a dull, brooding origin story that fails to bring anything new to the genre.”
Chicago sun Times’ Roger Ebert gave the movie three stars out of four and called it a good film, despite noting the almost typical superhero background and so he stated that –
“I am getting a little worn out describing the origin stories and powers of superheroes […] Some of their movies, like this one, are better than others.”
Todd McCarthy of Variety magazine considered this movie as – “a pretender in the realm of bona-fide superheroes.”
Owen Gleiberman of Entertainment Weekly gave the movie a “C−”,and criticizing the plotline as “sloppy” as well as “slipshod”, and said that –
“Daredevil is the sort of half-assed, visually-lackadaisical potboiler that makes you rue the day that comic-book franchises ever took over Hollywood.”