There was little doubt that Elektra would be involved in the hit tv show, Marvel’s Daredevil, at some point in its hopefully long run. But the real mystery lay behind when the character would arrive and who would be playing her. Well, both questions have been answered in one fellow swoop…

Elektra will be making her Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in the upcoming second season of the hit Netflix series. Marvel has also just announced that the iconic assassin will be played by Elodie Yung!

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Marvel has described the iconic character as “a mysterious woman from Matt Murdock’s past whose dangerous and exotic ways may be more than he can handle.”

“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,” says Jeph Loeb, executive producer of the show. “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.”

Elodie Yung will be joining Jon Bernthal as The Punisher in what is unarguably one of the most anticipated season 2 installments in Netflix history. Be on the lookout for season 2 to premiere in 2016!

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Ryan Sprague is an author, screenwriter, and playwright splitting homes between New York City and Los Angeles. He is also an investigative journalist specializing in the topic of UFOs. He's interviewed witnesses in all walks of life about UFO sightings and possible encounters with extraterrestrials. He's spoken exclusively with military and intelligence officials who have convinced him of a legitimate and authentic phenomenon involving highly advanced aerial threats to our skies. He is the author of Somewhere in the Skies: A Human Approach to an Alien Phenomenon and is also a contributing writer to the anthology, UFOs: Reframing the Debate. He is the creator and host of the Somewhere in the Skies Podcast on the Entertainment One Podcast Network and is a frequent contributor to the Rogue Planet news site. Speaking on the UFO topic, he has been featured on ABC News, Fox News, The Science Channel, and is a regular on The Travel Channel's hit television series, Mysteries at the Museum. His work can be found at http://www.somewhereintheskies.com

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