Matt Murdock is getting a new ally!
According to Deadline, Stephen Rider (Lee Daniels’ The Butler, The Host) has joined the cast of Marvel’s Daredevil as series regular.
He’ll be playing Blake Tower, a New York City District Attorney, who helps Murdock (Charlie Cox) obtain information that will assist him in tracking down and capturing criminals. In the comics, the character also worked with several other superheroes, including Captain America and She-Hulk.
Daredevil‘s second season is currently in production, with Doug Petrie and Marco Ramirez taking the helm as showrunners. New episodes are expected to air on Netflix some time next year.