Who’s joining Marvel’s Daredevil? This week, Netflix announced Jay Ali has joined the TV show’s upcoming third season.
Daredevil stars Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock, a blind lawyer who moonlights as the titular superhero. The series also features Deborah Ann Woll, Elden Henson, Elodie Yung, Vincent D’Onofrio, and Jon Bernthal.
On Daredevil, Ali will be playing “Rahul “Ray” Nadeem, an honest, but ambitious FBI agent willing to go to any length for his family.” Netflix has yet to announced a premiere date for season three, but you can read more info below:
LOS ANGELES, MARCH 21, 2018 – Marvel Television and Netflix announced that actor, Jay Ali (The Fosters, Darling Companion) has been cast in the third season of MARVEL’S DAREDEVIL where he will portray Rahul “Ray” Nadeem, an honest, but ambitious FBI agent willing to go to any length for his family. He joins returning cast including, Charlie Cox (Matt Murdock), Deborah Ann Woll (Karen Page), Elden Henson (Foggy Nelson), as well as Vincent D’Onofrio, reprising his popular role as Wilson Fisk. All episodes of the first two seasons of MARVEL’S DAREDEVIL are now streaming on Netflix.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jay into our stellar cast,” said Jeph Loeb, Executive Producer and Marvel’s Head of Television. “His storyline and riveting performance will captivate our fans in the third season of Marvel’s Daredevil.”
“I love Jay Ali,” added Executive Producer and Showrunner, Erik Oleson. “It Isn’t easy to join a cast as talented as Marvel’s Daredevil – and Jay blew us all out of the water with his audition. His moving performance in Season 3 will show the world that he’s a star in the making.”
Ali’s work spans stage, film and television. He recurs as “Timothy” in Freeform’s The Fosters and was in Sony Pictures’ film Darling Companion, directed by Lawrence Kasdan and featuring Diane Keaton, Elisabeth Moss, and Kevin Kline. He recently shot the lead in the indie film The Illegal. Additional credits include CW’s Significant Mother, CBS’s Me, Myself and I, and FOX’s Pitch.”
What do you think? Are you a fan of Marvel’s Daredevil? Are you excited for season three?