Exclusive: Élodie Yung's character revealed
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Ready for your first glimpse of Elektra?

Marvel’s Daredevil is set to introduce the violent sexy mercenary (The Girl with the Dragon tattoo actress Élodie Yung) in season 2. She’ll complicate Matt Murdoch’s (Charlie Cox) life while he struggles to handle new threats in Hell’s Kitchen, including Frank Castle a.k.a. The Punisher (Jon Bernthal).

Below is a first photo of the actress in the show — albeit without her double-sai-dagger-wielding costume on.

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“Matt’s a deeply moral complicated guy and she’s just the best bad girlfriend you can possibly have,” showrunner Doug Petrie tells EW. “She does everything wrong and attractive, she’s his id, the wild side. Matt is always taming his wild side. Elektra just lets it out. He’s both repulsed and deeply drawn to that.”

For more Daredevil scoop, check out our first look at The Punisher along with some details on how season 2 makes things even more intense in Hell’s Kitchen.

Credit: Patrick Harbron/Netflix

A version of this story appeared in Entertainment Weekly issue #1397/98, on newsstands now or available for purchase here.

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