WASHINGTON : American actor Nikki M. James of 'The Book of Mormon' fame has been cast in Marvel's upcoming revival series 'Daredevil: Born Again'. According to Deadline, a USA-based entertainment news outlet, details regarding her character are being kept under wraps.
Written and executive produced by Matt Corman and Chris Ord, the new instalment centres on Charlie Cox's title character Daredevil aka Matt Murdock, an attorney by day and crime fighter by night.
D'Onofrio is set to reprise his role as mob boss Wilson Fisk aka Kingpin.
Recently, Daredevil appeared in the 'Spider-Man: No Way Home' film and had a cameo in Disney+'s 'She-Hulk: Attorney at Law'.
In addition to Cox and D'Onofrio, James joins previously announced cast members Michael Gandolfini, Margarita Levieva, and Sandrine Holt, reported Deadline. Meanwhile, Nikki won the 2011 Tony Award in the Best Featured Actress in a Musical category for her performance as NabulungiIn in 'The Book of Mormon'.
She was recently seen in the world premiere production of Shaina Taub's 'Suffs' at The Public Theater.
The actor can currently be seen in the Focus Features film 'Spoiler Alert'. Her other recent notable work in television includes 'Severance' for AppleTV+, 'Proven Innocent' for FOX, and the CBS series 'Braindead'. As a director, James has helmed TV episodes of 'The Bite and The Good Fight', as per Deadline.