It seems to be a rough weekend for the MCU. First X-Men Days Of Future Past (A Marvel film Fox refuses to allow be part of the MCU) comes out swigging and could potentially knock Captain America The Winter Solider off its record breaking ticket sale numbers, then Marvel loses Edgar Wright as its Ant-Man director, and now Marvel is loses Drew Goddard as its DareDevil showrunner.
The initial report came through Latino-Review, then later confirmed by The Hollywood Reporter, that Drew Goddard officially left Daredevil in order to work with Sony Pictures Amazing Spider-Man spin-off Sinister Six.
But its not all bad news, reports confirm that Goddard is officially staying on as consultant while passing the showrunning title to Steven S. DeKnight.
Check out the full press release from Marvel:
Marvel is proud to announce that acclaimed writer, director and producer Steven S. DeKnight (“Spartacus,” “Buffy: The Vampire Slayer,” “Angel”) has joined “Marvel’s Daredevil” as Executive Producer & Showrunner on the all-new 13-episode series premiering on Netflix in 2015. Drew Goddard, who also wrote the first two episodes, will continue to serve as Executive Producer on “Marvel”s Daredevil” as he writes and preps Sony’s “The Amazing Spider-Man” spin-off film, “The Sinister Six.”
For more information on Marvel’s Daredevil, and the other exciting new Marvel Television series coming to Netflix, stay tuned to Marvel.com.
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