Marvel has announced five more to the cast ahead of its release next year after announcing three names earlier this month. The series comes following its official announcement this Winter and Spring as one of the worst-kept secrets in 2016, and rightfully so following Bernthal's debut performance in the popular Marvel role supporting in the Charlie Cox-headlined Daredevil series.
Netflix Original Series 'Marvel's The Punisher' Announces Additional Cast Members
The Netflix original series ‘Marvel’s The Punisher,’ which will stream globally on Netflix in 2017, has announced five additional cast members.
Daniel Webber (“11.22.63”) has been cast as Lewis Walcott, a young veteran who has had a difficult time re-assimilating into Civilian Society.
Jason R. Moore (“A Lonely Place for Dying”) joins as Curtis Hoyle, a friend of Frank Castle’s and one of the few people who knows he is alive.
Paul Schulze (“Nurse Jackie”) will play Rawlins, a high-ranking member of the CIA whose operations in Afghanistan intersect with Frank Castle.
Jaime Ray Newman (“Bates Motel”) plays Sarah Lieberman, Micro’s wife (played by Ebon Moss-Bachrach) whose marriage has made her life far more complicated.
Michael Nathanson (“The Knick,” “Wolf of Wall Street”) has been cast as Sam Stein, a Homeland agent who is challenged by his partnership with Dinah (Amber Rose Revah).
"We couldn't have asked for a more talented group of actors to round out the cast of Marvel's The Punisher," said Executive Producer and showrunner Steve Lightfoot. "It's a thrill to watch them each bring their characters to life with such layered, nuanced performances.”
"Marvel TV is very proud of the cast of The Punisher," said Executive Producer Jeph Loeb, "Each actors brings a special promise who surround Jon Bernthal's exceptional performance."
It was previously announced that Deborah Ann Woll (“Marvel’s Daredevil”) will reprise her role as Karen Page alongside Jon Bernthal, who stars as Frank Castle/The Punisher.
Steve Lightfoot (“Hannibal”) will write the series’ first two episodes in addition to serving as showrunner and Executive Producer. Jim Chory ("Marvel’s Daredevil," "Marvel’s Jessica Jones" and "Marvel’s Luke Cage") will also serve as Executive Producer along with Jeph Loeb ("Marvel’s Daredevil," "Marvel’s Jessica Jones" and "Marvel’s Luke Cage"), Marvel’s Head of Television.
"Marvel’s The Punisher" is produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios for Netflix.