Casting news for Marvel's Daredevil continues as Matt Murdock's partner and BFF Foggy Nelson has been cast with Hunger Games actor Elden Henson donning the bow tie. Following the recent announcement of Rosario Dawson joining the cast in an unspecified role Marvel is moving quickly to finish casting on the 13-episode Netflix series.
Marvel is very high on him with a surprising number of acting credits including The Mighty Ducks franchise to his name.
“Elden plays one of the most important characters in the world of 'Marvel’s Daredevil,' and we’re thrilled to see Foggy Nelson brought to life by such an incredibly talented actor,” said Jeph Loeb, Marvel’s Head of Television. “He perfectly captures the heart and soul of this series, bringing an added resonance to Matt Murdock’s fight against the injustice in their great city."He joins Charlie Cox (Murdock), Vincent D'Onofrio (Wilson Fisk), and the previously mentioned Dawson. The series premieres next year in the first installment of four miniseries to feature heroes from Hell's Kitchen that will culminate in a Defenders team-up feature.