'The Punisher' Series Confirmed by Netflix - Watch the Teaser!

Jon Bernthal is officially announced to reprise his role as Marvel's vigilante on a standalone series about Frank Castle.

AceShowbiz - It's official! The Punisher is getting his own series. Netflix has ordered a full first season of "Marvel's The Punisher" focusing on military veteran Frank Castle who was introduced during the second season of "Daredevil".

%cJon Bernthal% will reprise his badass role as the Marvel vigilante. Steve Lightfoot ("Hannibal") serves as executive producer and showrunner in addition to writing the series' first two episodes. A short teaser is unleashed on Twitter.

"We want to thank the fans who are clamoring for more of Jon's stunning and powerful performance as Frank Castle from 'Marvel's Daredevil,' " says Executive Producer/Head of Marvel Television, Jeph Loeb. "Now combined with Showrunner Steve Lightfoot's compelling writing, we're thrilled to bring 'Marvel's The Punisher' to Netflix."

"For me, the complexity and unpredictability of Frank Castle make him an incredibly compelling character and I couldn't be more excited to dive into his world," Lightfoot adds. "After watching Jon's performance in 'Marvel's Daredevil' I could not be more excited to be working with him to further develop and progress the story of this anti-hero in a show of his own."

"The Punisher" marks the sixth Marvel series ordered by Netflix including "Marvel's Jessica Jones", "Luke Cage", "Marvel's Iron Fist", and "Marvel's The Defenders".

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