g. i. joe: retaliation

Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’ Casts Elodie Yung as Elektra

“G. I. Joe: Retaliation” actress will portray iconic comic book character opposite Charlie Cox

Elektra is headed for Hell’s Kitchen, with Marvel and Netflix casting Elodie Yung in the role of the iconic Marvel superhero for Season 2 of “Daredevil.”

“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,” Jeph Loeb, Executive Producer and Head of Marvel Television, said in a statement. “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.”

Yung, who played Rooney Mara’s love interest in David Fincher’s “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” and the character of Jinx in “G.I. Joe: Retaliation,” will soon be seen on ABC’s “Of Gods and Prophets.”  

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