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    Default Steven S. DeKnight Named Showrunner for Marvel's "Daredevil"

    DeKnight replaces Drew Goddard, who will continue to executive produce the 13-episode Netflix series.


    Full article here.

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    But... but... Goddard.


    Goddammit, first Edgar Wright, now this.

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    While it's sad that Goddard isn't running the thing anymore, S. DeKnight is damn solid IMO. I've enjoyed most of his body of work. I'm not worried for a microsecond.

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    He's a good replacement.
    There really is no need to worry about this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Austin316 View Post
    I'm not worried for a microsecond.
    "Then you probably didn't understand the situation."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Teek View Post
    But... but... Goddard.


    Goddammit, first Edgar Wright, now this.
    Maybe they moved Goddard into wright's director chair???
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    In my youth, I never dreamed I would live to see such times that we would get a Kindergarten Cop sequel with Dolph Lundgren in the title role, I just thought it would be some boring shit like jetpacks and moonbases.

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    Quote Originally Posted by saul_on_the_road_to_damascus View Post
    Maybe they moved Goddard into wright's director chair???
    They've already explained why Goddard dropped out. He's leaving to focus on the Sinister Six movie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Austin316 View Post
    They've already explained why Goddard dropped out. He's leaving to focus on the Sinister Six movie.
    Oh. I guess I should have bothered to read the article.
    Quote Originally Posted by Brigonos Chomhgaill View Post
    In my youth, I never dreamed I would live to see such times that we would get a Kindergarten Cop sequel with Dolph Lundgren in the title role, I just thought it would be some boring shit like jetpacks and moonbases.

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    Hoping for the best!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Austin316 View Post
    While it's sad that Goddard isn't running the thing anymore, S. DeKnight is damn solid IMO. I've enjoyed most of his body of work. I'm not worried for a microsecond.
    Same! It's probably too early to say this, but it's going to have one incredibly epic season finale.

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    Quote Originally Posted by saul_on_the_road_to_damascus View Post
    Oh. I guess I should have bothered to read the article.
    Nah. This is the internet. Uninformed indignation is the coin of the realm.

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    Loved 'Spartacus'. But this isn't Ancient Rome filled with back stabbing and political machinations. I wonder what approach he will be taking? I would really like it if he would borrow from the Millar/Bendis stories, and turn the show into a sort of SH meets film noir. It could be an adult (in the purest sense) superhero show.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mia View Post
    Loved 'Spartacus'. But this isn't Ancient Rome filled with back stabbing and political machinations. I wonder what approach he will be taking? I would really like it if he would borrow from the Millar/Bendis stories, and turn the show into a sort of SH meets film noir. It could be an adult (in the purest sense) superhero show.
    Millar or Miller? If you're talking about Frank Miller there's no way it won't be influenced by his work in some way. Almost every single Daredevil story after him has been.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mia View Post
    Loved 'Spartacus'. But this isn't Ancient Rome filled with back stabbing and political machinations.
    New York is filled with back stabbing and political machinations though. Daredevil is also a lawyer, throw in ganglords like feuding emperors and it's all kind of the same.
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    I read what he's done, and it doesn't give me a lot of confidence in him doing a gritty street level superhero story.
    Maybe if daredevil had more teenagers and melodrama.
    But, that doesn't mean he won't be great.

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