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Marvel’s Daredevil Reveals Supporting Cast – Peter Shinkoda Lives (for Now)!

Brace yourselves for a really, really bad pun:  This is news I’ve been “Dai-ing” to hear for months.  Today, Marvel announced six supporting cast members to appear in their upcoming Netflix series Daredevil.  This rogues gallery of faces includes fan favorite and former Falling Skies badass Peter Shinkoda.  Alive.  Yes, really alive.

When Marvel’s Daredevil premieres on Friday, April 10, with all 13 episodes being released at once (Go Netflix!), we’ll finally get to see everyone in action.  Two of the six characters, Turk Barrett and Melvin Potter, come from the comics while the other four are new, created specifically for the series.  To read the full release from, click here: “Marvel’s Daredevil” for Netflix Reveals 6 Supporting Cast Members.

For a quick rundown, here are the six new cast members and the characters they’ll be playing.

Photo by Joyce Yung Photography

Peter Shinkoda (Falling Skies, Hawaii Five-0) is Nobu, a Japanese businessman with his own agenda.  Hopefully, that agenda doesn’t include getting killed.


Photo by Peter Turnbull, No Sense Entertainment

Nikolai Nikolaeff (Camp, Sea Patrol) as Vladimir, one of a pair of Russian brothers fueled by ambition.

Photo by Bjoern Kommerell

Gideon Emery (Grimm, How to Train Your Dragon 2) as Anatoly, brother to Vladimir.

Photo by Arthur Cohen

Wai Ching Ho (Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, Blue Bloods) as Madame Gao, a very powerful woman who runs her own operation.

Photo by Greg “Cognito” Barr

Rob Morgan (Person of Interest, Believe) as Turk Barrett, a small time criminal in Hell’s Kitchen.

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Matt Gerald (Avatar, Dexter) as Melvin Potter, a simple machinist who’s stuck in a bad situation.

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Tom Gardiner