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03 Jan 2019

'The Punisher' Season 2 release date and teaser revealed

The Punisher is going to return for a second season as promised.

The character was first introduced to Netflix in Daredevil Season 2.

Gaining popularity, it soon got a spin-off show, which was praised for its grit and action.

The second season, arriving in January, promises to live up to our expectations, from what we can see from the teaser.

Here's all about it.

In context

Frank Castle embraces Punisher persona in Season 2

Teaser details

Frank Castle goes 'back to work' in new teaser

Netflix released a new teaser for Season 2 on their official Twitter account.

We see a hand, which is taking a drink of liquor before it proceeds to burn a paper.

The paper happens to be a full and unconditional pardon for one Frank Castle or the Punisher.

As the paper burns, we see the ashes make the iconic Punisher skull logo.

Check out Netflix tweeting the teaser

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Accident

Season 2 release date was inadvertently revealed

While the teaser declared that Season 2 was coming soon, the release date might have been accidentally revealed already.

According to reports, Netflix's official accounts for North Africa and the Middle East had tweeted that The Punisher Season 2 would be arriving on January 18.

Since the tweet has now been deleted, it is likely they made the big reveal before Netflix's planned announcement.

Expectations

Fully embracing the Punisher persona in Season 2

While not much is known about Season 2, Steve Lightfoot, the showrunner said that Frank will completely embrace his Punisher persona in the new season.

We can expect to see more guns and violence as Frank goes on a rampage to stomp out crime.

At the same time, Season 2 is not holding back on political stands as the villain is an 'alt-right' individual.

Opinion

Could this be the last season of Netflix's 'The Punisher'?

The Punisher is the only other Marvel show apart from Jessica Jones still running on Netflix.

However, fans have already accepted this could be the last season. Jason R. Moore, who plays Curtis, Frank's friend was unsure about Season 2 due to politics around gun violence in USA.

Nonetheless, since Season 2 might be the end, we hope it lives up to fans' expectations.

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Will 'The Punisher' go to Disney after this?

Will Jigsaw return in season 2?

Who is the villain in season 2 of 'The Punisher'?

Will other Marvel characters appear in season 2?

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Will 'The Punisher' go to Disney after this?

Asked on 03-01-2019 by Paridhi Trivedi

Answered by NewsBytes

If The Punisher gets canceled on Netflix, it might very likely be headed to Disney since the deal will allow Disney to continue these shows on their platform.

Will Jigsaw return in season 2?

Asked on 03-01-2019 by Aarav Khan

Answered by NewsBytes

Yes Frank Castle's main enemy, Jigsaw will return to season 2.

Who is the villain in season 2 of 'The Punisher'?

Asked on 03-01-2019 by Sai Jayaraman

Answered by NewsBytes

John Pilgrim, a Christian fundamentalist is one of the villains of season 2, along with returning antagonist Jigsaw.

Will other Marvel characters appear in season 2?

Asked on 03-01-2019 by Ridhi Sengupta

Answered by NewsBytes

Karen Page's character might return to season 2 but no other known Marvel heroes of Netflix should be returning.

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