Marvel’s Punisher spinoff was destined to spur gun debates, especially after delaying its premiere over Las Vegas’ shootings. Now, a new interview sees star Jon Bernthal weighing a need for dialogue with his own status as a gun-owner, while simultaneously delivering a pointed rebuke to alt-right fans.
Seeing as Marvel’s Netflix Punisher turned out more nuanced and thoughtful than its bullet-ridden trailers would suggest, we’re not surprised they’d pull the trigger on Season 2. Frank Castle will be back in action before you know it, and the first teaser is already here.
Marvel may never shake questions of gun violence around The Punisher, but the Netflix spinoff is taking aim at a new release. A second trailer for the Defenders-adjacent drama delves into Frank’s past and sets an official November premiere date.
Marvel made the sensible decision to pull Punisher promotion from New York Comic-Con in the wake of this week’s Las Vegas massacre, but the shift may run deeper. According to a new report, The Punisher may now be moved altogether to a late fall release.
Marvel’s Netflix Daredevil knew enough to question The Punisher’s gun-toting methods, but the spinoff now predictably faces its own controversy. In the wake of tragic events in Las Vegas, Netflix and Marvel have opted to pull The Punisher’s major debut from New York Comic-Con.
If you were hoping The Punisher arrived guns-blazing, head-banging and Bernthal-brooding, today’s your day. Marvel’s Netflix spinoff released an action-packed first full trailer, raiding the music library once more to the sweet sounds of Metallica.
Leave it to Frank Castle to work in stealth when the occasion calls. A series of cryptic tweets from The Punisher Twitter account offered a Morse Code clue for fans, and the results may reveal all thirteen episodes from the coming spinoff.