“Daredevil” has “a lot in common” with Vincent D’Onofrio’s villainous Kingpin in the first full trailer for the Marvel-Netflix series.
Much like Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox), the man behind the titular superhero’s mask, Kingpin says he loves the city he lives in — and that apparently means ruling over it with a bloody fist.
“When I was a kid, I used to dream what it would be like to live somewhere far away from Hell’s Kitchen,” Kingpin narrates in the trailer. “But I realized the city was a part of me. It was my blood, and I would do anything to make it a better place.”
While the blind superhero — a vigilante by night, and a public defender by day — uses violence to clean up the streets, Kingpin uses violence to control them.
“You and I have a lot in common,” Kingpin tells Murdock, who responds, “We’re nothing alike.