Vincent D’Onofrio on ‘Hawkeye’ Cliffhanger, ‘Daredevil’ Reunion

Warning: The following contains spoilers from Wednesday hook Conclusion.

Three years later reckless It’s over, and Wilson Fisk, aka Kingpin, is back in formation hook to take back what is rightfully his. The Disney+ series saw him work with Kate’s mother Eleanor Bishop as well as press mafia henchman Kazee to remind everyone that New York belongs to him.

“I think Blip has happened, and I think his kingdom has taken a huge hit as he’s trying to take back his city,” Vincent D’Onofrio, who plays fan-favorite villain, told TVLine.

The actor also confirms that this version of Fisk is the same as the one we saw in it reckless. “That’s how I played him, and I think that was the general idea,” explains D’Onofrio. But while he’s the same guy, there were some notable differences. For starters, the Disney + series created the nickname “uncle” of Maya and the leader of the sports mafia. Additionally, his ability to slash open the car door when facing Eleanor Bishop painted him as a much stronger man than what we saw in reckless.

“Obviously, in the show he’s stronger physically and can take more physical abuse. But emotionally, as far as the date discussed, it was done with an emphasis on connecting as many dots as possible. reckless to hook as possible,” says D’Onofrio. “There are obviously things we can’t connect to – for example, he’s stronger – but in terms of the way I’ve played and the history I carry myself from. hookHe’s the same guy.”

Episode 5 revealed that Fisk had killed Maya’s father William by Ronin. Maya confronts her uncle about the betrayal mentioned in Wednesday’s finale, and Fisk pleads with Maya through the family bond. But was he honest or did he make an offer?

“The thing about Wilson Fisk is that people are always skeptical about what he’s actually thinking, and that’s the cool thing about that,” D’Onofrio shares. “There’s a way to play that character, where you don’t know if he really feels anything but his own narcissism, so his heart might be in it. Maybe he is, maybe he isn’t.”

What is also not clear is whether he made it to her. Maya definitely fired her gun, but we didn’t see where She aims. In the comics, that confrontation ended with the deadly killer who blinded Fisk instead of killing him. With Fisk’s fate unclear, D’Onofrio hopes to continue playing the character.

“There are many facets of the character to explore, so I can only hope that we continue,” he says. “It’s not the first time I’ve had to walk away from this character, but we’ll see.”

With Charlie Cox confirmed to reprise his role as Matt Murdock aka Daredevil in the MCU, D’Onofrio isn’t opposed reckless Reunited, Fisk must survive.

“I love it,” he says. “It didn’t cross my mind too much; I kind of got away from reckless. For a while, I thought he might come back, but it’s been years now. I gave up on it [possibility]. But I didn’t know I’d get a call from [Marvel Studios chief] Kevin [Feige]Well, everything is ready. I had no idea I would hook. “

If he had the opportunity to play Fisk again, D’Onofrio would also like to take on some other foes: “In the comics, it was Punisher, Spider-Man, Daredevil. That would be cool,” he notes.

There are also led by the Maya sound echo spinoff, which has already been ordered for the series at Disney+. “[Exploring] The actor adds that the relationship with Maya will be wonderful. “It was actually one of the things when I researched reckless Which I remembered as one of my favorite runs, when he took it under his wing.”

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