Marvel has officially announced that Drew Goddard will both write and direct the new Daredevil TV series set to debut on Netflix in 2015.
Goddard was previously rumored to be attached to the new Daredevil project which also sees Netflix series featuring Luke Cage, Iron Fist and Jessica Jones which will culminate in an Avengers-style event with the mini-series The Defenders.
…award-winning writer/director Drew Goddard (“Buffy The Vampire Slayer,” “Lost,” “Cloverfield,” “Cabin in the Woods,” “World War Z”) will join Marvel’s “Daredevil”! Goddard will write and direct the “Daredevil” first episode, setting the tone and look for the show, while also serving as series Showrunner and Executive Producer for the 13-episode series premiering on Netflix in 2015.
Goddard is said to be a big Daredevil fan and was also behind World War Z, Cabin In The Woods and Lost.