Netflix’s “Daredevil” series added a handful of names to its cast on Wednesday.
Rob Morgan (“Person of Interest”), Matt Gerald (“Avatar”), Peter Shinkoda (“Falling Skies”), Wai Ching Ho (“Law and Order: Special Victims Unit”), Nikolai Nikolaeff (“Camp”) and Gideon Emery (“Grimm”) have joined the upcoming 13-episode Marvel series, starring Charlie Cox as the blind lawyer Matt Murdock by day and the crime-fighting superhero Daredevil by night.
Morgan, who also appeared on Cinemax’s “The Knick” and NBC’s “Believe,” plays Turk Barrett, a smalltime Hell’s Kitchen criminal. TCA/Jed Root and Richard Rosenwald Associates represent him.
Gerald, who had a short run on Showtime’s “Dexter” and will appear alongside Dwayne Johnson in the upcoming disaster flick “San Andreas,” plays Melvin Potter, a machinist caught between a rock and a hard place APA and BenderSpink represent him.
The rest of the new cast additions are siding with “Daredevil’s” villain, Wilson Fisk/Kingpin (Vincent D’Onofrio). Shinkoda will play Nobu, a Japanese businessman with a mysterious agenda. In addition to starring on TNT’s “Falling Skies,” the actor has appeared on Showtime’s “The L Word” and will star in James O’Brien’s upcoming gunslinger film, “Western Religion.” Don Buchwald & Associates, The Characters Talent Agency and D2 Management represent him.
Ho will play Madame Gao, a powerful woman running her own trade. In addition to NBC’s”Law and Order: Special Victims Unit,” she has appeared on and CBS’s “Blue Bloods.”
Nikolaeff and Emery will play Vladimir and Anatoly, two Russian brothers looking to forge names for themselves in America. Nikolaeff previously starred on the Hallmark Channel’s “Sea Patrol” and on NBC’s “Camp.” Aran Michael Management and MGMT Management represent him. Emery has recently appeared on NBC’s “Grimm” and voiced Teeny on “How to Train Your Dragon 2.” Greene & Associates Talent Agency and Luber Roklin Entertainment represent him.
These six new names join previously announced co-stars Deborah Ann Woll (Karen Page), Elden Henson (Foggy Nelson), Rosario Dawson (Claire Temple), Bob Gunton (Leland Owlsley), Scott Glenn (Stick), Ayelet Zurer (Vanessa Marianna), Vondie Curtis-Hall (Ben Urich) and Toby Leonard Moore (Wesley).
Drew Goddard created the series, which is produced by ABC Television Studio.
Netflix will make all 13 episodes of “Daredevil” available on Friday, April 10.