Elodie Yung (G.I. Joe: Retaliation) joins season 2 of “Marvel’s Daredevil,” streaming on Netflix in 2016. Yung will play the role of Elektra, a mysterious woman from Matt Murdock’s past
A teaser image was released as well on the Daredevil Twitter page.
Executive Producer and Head of Marvel Television, Jeph Loeb had this to say about the casting:
“After a worldwide search, we found in Elodie the perfect actress to embody both Elektra’s impressive and deadly physicality, as well as her psychological complexity. Paired with Charlie as Matt Murdock, the two will bring one of the most beloved and tumultuous comic book relationships to life with all the accompanying sparks and spectacular action sequences the show is known for.”