Daredevil: Born Again Casts Michael Gandolfini

Michael Gandolfini had big shoes to fill when he was cast as a young Tony Soprano in last fall’s The Many Saints of Newark.

Playing the part that his late father made iconic, the up-and-coming star not only needed to live up to James Gandolfini’s incredible, imposing, immaculately lived-in Emmy-winning performance but also prove himself in his own right, particularly with his first starring role.

Thankfully, the actor lived up to the challenge and then some, which suggested an enticing, promising future ahead for the rising talent.

In the time since that potentially star-making performance, however, Gandolfini has gotten several notable supporting turns in a few promising new titles, including Cat Person, Cory Finely’s Landscape with Invisible Hand, and Ari Aster’s Disappointment Blvd.

But now, he’s landed quite a big bullseye.

As it was announced earlier today, Gandolfini has signed on to join Marvel’s latest Disney+ series, Daredevil: Born Again,

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