Punisher first appeared in the second season of “Daredevil” and was so much liked by the audience that it got its own series. The first season received mostly positive reviews and gained much popularity among Marvel fans. The success of the first season made Netflix order a second season for the show. The show is very dark and violent, and does not shy away from depicting brutal and haunting violence. The first season of the show premiered on Netflix on November 17, 2017. The show has been created by Steve Lightfoot.
Marvel’s The Punisher Season 2 Cast: Who’s in it?
Jon Bernthal came back as Punisher for the second season. Ben Barnes (Billy Russo), Amber Rose Revah (Dinah Madani), and Jason R. Moore (Curtis Hoyle) reprised their roles from the first season in the second season of the show. Three were also three new additions to the cast for Season 2, Josh Stewart (Shooter), Floriana Lima (Supergirl) and Giorgia Whigham (Scream).
Stewart played John Pilgrim, who was been described as “a man whose calm exterior belies a ruthless interior. Despite having left behind a life of violence, circumstances forced him to use his old skills and bring him into Frank Castle’s world”. Lima played Krista Dumont, a smart, compassionate and driven psychotherapist for military veterans. Whigham played Amy Bendix, a street-smart drifter with a mysterious past.
Marvel’s The Punisher Season 2 Plot: What is it about?
The second season revolves around Frank Castle saving a girl from being murdered, forcing him to decide if he should embrace his life as the Punisher. In the end, with Russo and the Schultzes dispatched, Castle, Pilgrim and Amy go their separate ways. Dumont is revealed to have survived her fall. Three months later, Castle resumes his duties as the Punisher while Madani works for the C.I.A.