Amid the news Marvel Studios has hired an employee specifically to track the timeline of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it’s time for the production house to go back in time once again. Experimenting with prequels with both Captain Marvel and Black Widow, the studio should now bring one to Disney+. A suitable candidate for this would be one of the most anticipated shows on Marvel’s release slate –Daredevil: Born Again. In fact, setting the show during The Blip would be a perfect decision on the part of the House of Ideas.
Although half of life was wiped out during Avengers: Infinity War, the MCU hasn’t really dipped into this period in depth yet. They have scratched the surface of it during the events of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, but I never went there for long. Luckily for fans hoping to see more of the period, born again is currently set to have 18 episodes in its first season.
Think about it. The Avengers were already fractured thanks to Captain America: Civil War, and their actions allowed Thanos to not only invade Earth, but also use the Infinity Stones to effectively kill half the human population. During the five years that the population disappeared, things were rather difficult. We saw in Wanda Vision that Westview looked run down with dilapidated buildings and overgrown grass as far as the eye could see. The aforementioned series with Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan showed just how difficult it was for those displaced by the seismic event.
It also stands to reason that the public may not have had the highest opinion of the Avengers after the failed mission, potentially allowing for the rise of vigilantes and disregard for the Sokovia Accords. This is why a series like born again would be prime ground for Marvel Studios to further flesh out the time between Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame.
Because of this, the series could follow Charlie Cox’s Matt Murdock as he helps those struggling legally in the aftermath of The Snap, while illegally (thanks to the Accords) fighting crime at night. That would explain how he was able to avoid the law while acting as Daredevil given that he’s not acting on behalf of the government and, well, to be blunt, it’s plausible that the authorities were hoping the heroes would step in after the disappearance of half of them. .
Daredevil: Born Again is set to drop in Spring 2024. The first three seasons of daredevil and The defenders the limited series can now be seen on Disney+.
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