Charlie Cox's Daredevil Stuntman Berates Character’s Cartoonish MCU Portrayal

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Charlie Cox's reprisal of his Daredevil role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is easily one of the best decisions Marvel Studios has made. However, despite the fandom's evident delight, the beloved hero's portrayal in She-Hulk: Attorney at Law left many of them quite alienated simply because the Man Without Fear was presented in a more lighthearted manner.

Well, it turns out that Cox's stunt double from the hit Netflix series shares the same sentiments and according to him, the studio is doing more harm than good to Matt Murdock with his cartoonish portrayal.

Daredevil Stuntman Blasts She-Hulk: Attorney at Law; Says Matt Murdock's Cartoonish Portrayal Hurts the Character

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Speaking on the Ikuzo Unscripted podcast, stuntman Chris Brewster ripped apart the MCU's version of Daredevil, claiming that since the franchise took over the character, he's become a shadow of his former self.

He said: "I think that, now that the MCU has taken over the character, I think they are really, really hurting it. If you watch She-Hulk, they turned Daredevil into a cartoon. It’s all animated and it looks bad."

Brewster, who served as Cox's stunt double on all three seasons of Netflix's Daredevil show also berated the studio's reliance on CGI. "You know, I love CG to enhance real movement, but if you don’t have any real movement, it just becomes a cartoon. It’s just CG, there’s no weight to it. And what always made the action on Daredevil so good is it was visceral. You felt what Charlie was feeling, between his performance and being in there, in the action."

He added that She-Hulk was a "massive step down" from what they were able to accomplish a number of years back. "And anything that you saw, we really did. We had to put somebody on a wire, we needed something to enhance the movement. But it wasn’t a cartoon. It was live-action. And you will never match the energy that live-action has. So, I think that She-Hulk was a massive step-down as far as the movement goes and the action."

Also Read: Marvel Studios Shuts Down Filming on Daredevil: Born Again

Brewster raises a pretty valid argument but then again, we've only seen glimpses of Daredevil in the MCU so it's hard to pass judgment this early in the game.

All episodes of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law are available to stream on Disney+.

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