Director Mark Steven Johnson celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Ben Affleck-led superhero film with a look at a potential sequel.

Director of 2003 Daredevil shared his original plans for a sequel to the film that failed to make it to the big screen. Mark Stephen Johnson talked recently Yahoo! Entertainment about the 20th anniversary of the film. Daredevil starry Ben Affleck as Matt Murdock / Daredevil and Jennifer Garner Elektra as Natchios.

Unlike him Bryan Singer2000 year X-Men movie or Sam Raimi2002 Spiderman movie, sequel Daredevil was never created. Instead, an Electric A spin-off film starring Garner was released in 2005. According to Johnson, the outcome of the spin-off will be determined. Daredevil continuation. “I think the plan is what they should have done Electric movie and then successfully do another one Daredevil“, – said Johnson. “I did not work Electric movie at all, but it didn’t work and then everything was lost, unfortunately.


Johnson also talked about one of the stories he wants to tell in the sequel. “I know I wanted to do more of Matt’s romance with Karen Page Ellen Pompeo“said Johnson. Pompeo’s version of Karen appears briefly in the first film in The Office with Matt and Foggy Nelson ().Jon Favreau) practice of law. Karen’s romantic interest in Matt is hinted at when she mentions that Matt’s invitation to the ball allows her to bring another man with her. Karen Page would later have a more prominent role in the Netflix series she starred in Deborah Ann Woll. Karen and Matt (Charlie Cox) even started dating early in the show’s second season.

Ben Affleck as Matt Murdock and Jennifer Garner as Elektra Natchios in Daredevil (2003)
Image via 20th Century Fox

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Although a Daredevil although a sequel was never made, many people involved in the film would go on to work in the superhero genre. Johnson later directed the 2007 Marvel film Ghost Riderwas an asterisk Nicolas Cage. Affleck later fitting in as Batman in the DC Extended Universe Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in 2016. Affleck Returns as Batman in this year’s DCEU movie Flash. Colin FarrellPlayed by Bullseye Daredevilwent on to play Penguin/Oswald Cobblepot in the directorial debut Matt Reeves‘ movie Batman. Farrell also plays the character Series for HBO Max.

Michael Clarke DuncanPlayed Kingpin/Wilson Fisk, later reprized the role on MTV Spider-Man: The New Animated Serieswas an asterisk Neil Patrick Harris. Favreau went on to direct the first Iron man The movie that launched the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2008. He also directed the 2010 sequel Iron man 2. Favreau also plays Happy Hogan in the MCU. Although a Daredevil a sequel was never made, with Matt Murdock’s character returning to the big screen in 2021. Spider-Man: No Way HomeCox will reprise the role on the Netflix series.

2003 Daredevil the film is currently available to stream on HBO Max. You can watch the trailer of the film below: