Marvel has announced that they have cast Elodie Yung as Elektra in the second season of Marvel and Netflix‘s Daredevil. Roles of note, she played Jinx in G.I. Joe: Retaliation.
The character of Elektra was hinted at in the show’s first season, so the character being cast is expected. Jennifer Garner played the character in the Daredevil film and a spin-off film.
Yung joins Jon Bernthal who has also been cast in the second season to play Frank Castle, aka The Punisher. The season is expected to feature a clash between the Punisher and Daredevil. How Elektra will play into it is unknown as of now.
According to Marvel’s post announcing the casting:
Yung will play Elektra, a mysterious woman from Matt Murdock’s past whose dangerous and exotic ways may be more than he can handle.
Marvel’s Daredevil will stream only on Netflix in 2016!