British actress Joanne Whalley is set to join season 3 of Marvel’s Daredevil on Netflix it has been revealed.
Whalley is set to play Sister Maggie which fans of Daredevil’s source material may recognise from the “Born Again” storyline penned by Frank Miller. The last we see of the lawyer by day vigilante by night was in The Defenders finale where he wakes up in a bed heavily bandaged only for a someone to say “Get Maggie, he’s awake”.
“We are big fans of Joanne’s work and are fortunate that someone of her caliber will be joining our already talented family,” said Marvel TV boss and Daredevil EP Jeph Loeb.
Erik Oleson added:
“Joanne is a rare talent and a terrific creative collaborator watching her bring her role to life has the writers all pinching ourselves.”
Marvel’s Daredevil is the first of the Marvel Netflix partnership which lead to Luke Cage, Iron Fist, Jessica Jones and The Defenders. Netflix have yet to release a premiere date for the show.