The Friars Foundation Presents The Lincoln Awards: A Concert For Veterans & The Military Family -  ArrivalsHe played a sinister character on "The Walking Dead," and now, actor Jon Bernthal is bringing that same fierce energy to "Marvel's Daredevil."

Marvel announced Tuesday that Bernthal was joining season two of the Netflix hit as Frank Castle -- a.k.a. The Punisher. Per the release, The Punisher "is a vigilante who aims to clean up New York City's Hell's Kitchen by any means necessary, no matter how lethal the results."

"Jon Bernthal brings an unmatched intensity to every role he takes on, with a potent blend of power, motivation and vulnerability that will connect with audiences," said Jeph Loeb, Marvel's Head of Television, in a press release. "Castle's appearance will bring dramatic changes to the world of Matt Murdock and nothing will be the same."

Bernthal took to Twitter to discuss his casting, writing on the social media site that he was "honored" by all the fan support. "Thanks for the love yall," the excited actor tweeted. "Let's get it."
Season two of "Daredevil" debuts on Netflix sometime in 2016.

[via: Marvel]

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