Charlie Cox and Vincent D’Onofrio is confirmed to appear in the Disney+ series ‘Echo‘. Cox and Vincent reprise their roles as Daredevil and Kingpin in the series. The plotline includes Daredevil searching out a former ally, which is rumored to be Jessica Jones.
In the series, Alaqua Cox will play the role of Maya Lopez, who previously appeared in the Hawkeye series. Echo follows Maya Lopez (Cox), as her life in New York as a gang leader catches up with her as she returns to her hometown and reconnects with her Native American roots. She already has tangled with Kingpin in a fight in the Hawkeye finale after learning he was responsible for the death of her beloved uncle, William Lopez (Zahn McClarnon).
The Weekly Planet Podcast has reported that Echo will include a plotline in which Daredevil, whose alter ego is blind attorney Matt Murdoch, is searching out a former ally Jessica Jones, who toplined was played by Krysten Ritter. If Ritter as Jones does indeed make an appearance in Echo, that would leave Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and The Punisher as the street-level crime-fighters still left to be re-introduced into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Following the events of Hawkeye (2021) in New York City, Maya Lopez returns to her hometown, where she must come to terms with her past, reconnect with her Native American roots, and embrace her family and community. Alaqua Cox reprises her role as Maya Lopez / Echo from Hawkeye, with Chaske Spencer, Tantoo Cardinal, Devery Jacobs, Cody Lightning, Graham Greene, and Zahn McClarnon.
The first episode will be directed by Sydney Freeland and the rest will be directed by Catriona McKenzie.
Cox starred as Matt Murdock/Daredevil in three seasons of Daredevil from 2015-18, as well as the 2017 team-up series The Defenders, while D’Onofrio played arch enemy Wilson Fisk/Kingpin in Daredevil‘s first and third seasons.
Echo is scheduled to be released in 2023.