Matt Murdock officially has a best friend in Netflix’s “Marvel’s Daredevil.” Elden Henson, an actor best known for his work in “The Mighty Ducks” and “The Hunger Games,” has been cast as Foggy Nelson.
Marvel.com broke the news about Henson’s casting. Foggy Nelson is Matt Murdock’s best friend and legal council. The site describes Nelson by saying: “In a town full of crime and corruption, Foggy’s friendship to the community and passion for improving it have made him a friend to its many residents from all walks of life.”
Henson joins Charlie Cox (Murdock, aka Daredevil), Vincent D’Onofrio (Wilson Fisk) and Rosario Dawson in the cast of “Marvel’s Daredevil.” The first of Marvel’s planned Netflix series is being showrun by Steven S. DeKnight, with Drew Goddard acting as a consultant. Its 13-episode Season 1 is slated to premiere on the streaming network in 2015.