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The Punisher is a Netflix series that acknowledges some events from the Marvel Cinematic Universe and follows Frank Castle taking on crime and punishing criminals. The first season was released on November 17, 2017. The series was renewed for a second season by Netflix and was released on January 18, 2019. Netflix canceled the series after its second season.

In 2022, the series left Netflix and was brought to Disney+ where it was placed under The Defenders Saga along with Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and The Defenders.

Overview

Season 1

After exacting revenge on those responsible for the death of his wife and children, Frank Castle uncovers a conspiracy that runs far deeper than New York's criminal underworld. Now known throughout the city as the Punisher, he must discover the truth about injustices that affect more than his family alone.

Season 2

Former marine-turned-vigilante Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal) has been living a quiet life on the road until he suddenly becomes embroiled in the attempted murder of a young girl (Giorgia Whigham). As he is drawn into the mystery surrounding her and those in pursuit of the information she holds, Castle attracts a new target on his back as new and old enemies force him to confront whether he should accept his destiny and embrace a life as "The Punisher".

Cast

Season 1

Main Cast

Recurring Cast

Special Guests

  • Kobi Frumer as Zach Lieberman
  • Ripley Sobo as Leo Lieberman
  • Kelli Barrett as Maria Castle
  • Aidan Pierce Brennan as Frank Castle Jr.
  • Nicolette Pierini as Lisa Castle

Season 2

Main Cast

Recurring Cast

To be added

Special Guests

To be added

Episodes

Season 1

Season 2

Production

In April 2016, the series was officially announced to be in development with Jon Bernthal reprising the role of Frank Castle/The Punisher from Daredevil and Steve Lightfoot serving as the showrunner, executive producer, and writer of the first two episodes of the series.[1][2] In October 2016, Ben Barnes was cast as Billy Russo aka Jigsaw, Ebon Moss-Bachrach was cast as Micro, Amber Rose Revah was cast as Dinah Madani, and Debroah Ann Woll was confirmed to reprise her role from Daredevil as Karen Page.[3][4] Also in October, it was revealed that principal photography had commenced.[5]

Trivia

  • Working title for the series is Crime.
  • Spin-off from Frank Castle's appearance in Netflix and Marvel's Daredevil.

Gallery

Season 1

Promotion, Filming and Concept art

Season 2

Videos

Interview

Promotion

External links

The Punisher on IMDB

References

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