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Marvel has confirmed that director Drew Goddard ("Cabin In The Woods"), screenwriter of "World War Z", will write and direct the Marvel Television and Netflix television production "Daredevil" based on the Marvel Comics superhero:

Goddard will write and direct the first episode of 'Daredevil', setting the tone and look for the show, while also serving as series Showrunner and Executive Producer for 13 episodes premiering on Netflix in 2015.

Created by writer-editor Stan Lee and illustrators Bill Everett and Jack Kirby, the character first appeared in "Daredevil" #1 (April 1964).

"...living in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of New York City, 'Matt Murdock' is blinded by a radioactive substance that falls from an oncoming vehicle.

"While he no longer can see, the radioactive exposure heightens his remaining senses beyond normal human ability. His father, a boxer named 'Jack Murdock', supports him as he grows up, though Jack is later »

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