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March 11, 2015 at 12:00 PM EDT

Hawaii Five-0’s Peter Shinkoda is ditching the waves and heading to Hell’s Kitchen in the Netflix series Daredevil. Marvel announced Wednesday that he will play Nobu, a Japanese businessman who sides with Wilson Fisk (Vincent D’Onofrio)—but has an agenda of his own.

Joining him are Wai Ching Ho (Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, Blue Bloods) as Madame Gao, an accomplished woman with her own trade; and Nikolai Nikolaeff (Camp, Sea Patrol) and Gideon Emery (Grimm, How to Train Your Dragon 2) as Vladimir and Anatoly, Russian brothers trying to make a name for themselves in America.

Additionally, Rob Morgan (Person of Interest) will play Turk Barrett, a smalltime criminal, and Matt Gerald (Avatar, Dexter) will portray Melvin Potter, a machinist resting on hard times.

Based on the comics, the series follows Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox) as a lawyer by day and superhero by night. Blinded as a child, he gains heightened senses that aid his fight against injustice. 

“It is gonna be so intense. It’s much more gritty, it’s much more down-to-earth, and it’s a mix of what is good and what is evil, who defines that, and why is it defined. I think that nobody really knows what’s in store,” Vincent D’Onofrio told EW Wednesday.

The show premieres April 10 with 13 episodes.

Matt Murdock, the blind superhero, gets his own television show via Netflix.
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