Last week, we brought you the news that Marvel Studios was looking to bring Jon Bernthal back as The Punisher in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which was pretty good news for us Marvel fans.
Jon Bernthal is the literal embodiment of The Punisher, and now that we’ve seen him play the role in the Netflix TV show, there’s no one else who can play the role.
However, it looked like we had seen the last of him as The Punisher when the Netflix Marvel TV shows were cancelled.
Yet, it looks like they might not be dead, as Kevin Feige and his buddies at Marvel Studios are looking to bring a number of them back onto the big screen.
There have been rumours that Charlie Cox is going to reprise his role of Daredevil in the MCU, and now we’re hearing reports that Marvel Studios wants to make an R-rated Punisher movie starring Jon Bernthal.
Jon Bernthal is getting ready to be The Punisher again
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This news comes courtesy of We Got This Covered, who’s source told them that Marvel is looking to make an R-rated Punisher movie with Jon Bernthal as the lead.
This would make some sort of sense because Marvel Studios is also going to making an R-rated movie in the form of the Blade movie, which might feature Wesley Snipes as Dracula.
They’ve also reportedly given the greenlight to Deadpool 3, which will also be R-rated, so it seems as though the studio is going to be exploring new possibilities in the superhero movie universe.
If they do end up making a Punisher film, then it would open the possibility to make an actual Defenders movie further down the line with the likes of Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist and Luke Cage all returning only this time, they would officially be part of the MCU.
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