New trailer for Marvel's 'Daredevil' has distinct echoes of DC's 'Arrow'

New trailer for Marvel's 'Daredevil' has distinct echoes of DC's 'Arrow'

If you were worried about Matt Murdock's fate in the upcoming season of Marvel's 'Daredevil', you can now relax and get those lines off your forehead! A brand new trailer for the Netflix series has been released ahead of the impending New York Comic Con panel over the weekend and, if the action-packed footage is any indication, the fan-favorite Daredevil is back!

Check out the season 3 trailer below:


In the forthcoming season, the Hell's Kitchen vigilante turns up after having gone incognito for months. The official season 3 synopsis further teases, "Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox) reemerges a broken man, putting into question his future as both vigilante Daredevil and lawyer Matthew Murdock. But when his archenemy Wilson Fisk (Vincent D’Onofrio) is released from prison, Matt must choose between hiding from the world or embracing his destiny as a hero."

Keeping in tune with this narrative, the latest 'Daredevil' trailer too features a series of jam-packed action, replete with Wilson's better-than-ever oratory and some high-octane drama. As if all of this is not enough, the writer's room and showrunner Erik Oleson also throws in a certain Daredevil impostor for heightened curiosity into the newly released trailer.

Why is this impostor in a high-tech suit beating on the real Matt? Is the second daredevil Wilson Bethel (Benjamin Poindexter) himself? And which other vigilante series does this trailer remind of?

If the latest 'Daredevil' trailer seemed familiar, you are not alone. On DC's corner of the superhero universe, 'Arrow' is gearing up for its seventh season. And while the main attraction of the vigilante series — Stephen Amell's Green Arrow — still remains locked up behind the bars, there will still be plenty of action, thanks in part to an impostor vigilante who is wrecking chaos all over Star City. 


In addition to the impostors on loose, both 'Daredevil' and 'Arrow' seem to be treading similar lines in terms of the return of an archnemesis — Wilson Fisk and Ricardo Diaz — raising some serious questions about the common plot points of Marvel and DC's vigilante series. 

Perhaps the best bet is to wait for the season premieres in October. While 'Arrow' season 7 drops on October 15 on The CW, 'Daredevil' arrives on October 19 on Netflix.

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 Marvel's 'Daredevil' vs DC's 'Arrow': Impostor vigilante, old nemesis, and more common plot points