In light of Marvel Studios’ takeover of the Daredevil franchise, with the Netflix series now recognized as part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) canon, there’s a hope that Elektra will be given a narrative arc in ‘Daredevil: Born Again.’ Elodie Yung’s recent interaction with fans on Instagram did nothing but heighten the speculation.
As ‘Daredevil: Born Again’ approaches, fans speculate about which characters from the original series will make their return to Hell’s Kitchen. Despite the confirmed return of Foggy Nelson, Karen Page, and Bullseye, the silence around Elektra left many wondering. When a fan asked her about Elektra’s whereabouts in the upcoming series on Instagram, Yung simply said:
This response fueled further debate among fans about whether Marvel Studios plans to reintegrate Elektra into the Daredevil storyline and, if so, how she will be woven into the series’ new direction. Below, you can see Agents of Fandom’s tweet with a screenshot of Yung’s reply.
Elodie Yung responds to a fan asking where her Elektra is with filming on 'DAREDEVIL: BORN AGAIN' restarting:
(via: e.l.o.d.i.e.y.u.n.g | IG) pic.twitter.com/Q25qeBPqHl
— Agents of Fandom (@AgentsFandom) January 30, 2024
Krysten Ritter Also Teased Her Return As Jessica Jones
Krysten Ritter, aka Jessica Jones in the Netflix Marvel universe, also shared a cryptic message that has led to speculation about potential crossovers or appearances by other characters from the Defenders saga. As ‘Daredevil: Born Again’ features elements from ‘The Defenders,’ she has the potential to show up in the series. You can read the details here.
Is ‘Daredevil: Born Again’ Now Filming?
According to reports and leaked set photos, ‘Daredevil: Born Again is currently being filmed. It is set to feature various returning characters, with Charlie Cox leading the cast as Matt Murdock/Daredevil, alongside Vincent D’Onofrio as Wilson Fisk/Kingpin, and others.
Set for a 2025 premiere on Disney+, the series promises to blend familiar elements from the Netflix series with new narratives under the guidance of showrunner Dario Scardapane and lead directors Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead. Following a creative overhaul, the show aims to offer a serialized storyline that closely connects with its Netflix predecessor.
With Marvel Studios known for its surprise character reintroductions, fans may see Elodie Yung as Elektra once again in ‘Daredevil: Born Again.’ However, until official announcements are made, we are left to speculate and hope for her return.