She-Hulk episode 8 dropped potentially huge evidence that Netflix’s Daredevil show is still MCU canon as part of Charlie Cox’s return.
Warning: This post contains SPOILERS for She-Hulk episode 8!
Marvel Cinematic Universe dropped important proof that Netflix Reckless it’s still canon thanks She-Hulk: Lawyer. The return of Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock in Spider-Man: No Way Home ignited a huge discussion about whether or not Netflix Marvel shows were still canon. Reckless and the other Netflix shows weren’t made by Marvel Studios and only included loose references to the MCU, but the shows didn’t always line up with MCU canon. Marvel has only hinted at the possibility of the Netflix shows being MCU canon, which is why Charlie Cox’s supporting role in she-hulk could officially confirm the status of the program.
Thanks to she-hulk episode 8, Marvel may have given the biggest hint yet that Netflix Reckless it’s canon MCU. When Daredevil and She-Hulk talk after their first fight, she asks him what her superhero name is. This is when she-hulk use the Netflix original Reckless background music as Matt Murdock says, “I am Daredevil.” The use of memorable intro music to Reckless could be another proof that the Netflix show is MCU canon. However, it is not a certainty, especially since Marvel Studios has used the X-Men: The Animated Series theme for Patrick Stewart’s Professor X variant in Doctor strange in the multiverse of madness and Kamala Khan’s mutant revealed in mrs wonder. Still, the decision to use RecklessCharlie Cox’s theme song further connects the MCU’s return to the Netflix original show.
Is MCU Daredevil the same version as Netflix?
There’s certainly a chance that the MCU’s Daredevil is the same version as Netflix’s. Marvel Studios could have made more unique choices in bringing Charlie Cox back for the role to set him apart from the show. Instead, the continued reliance on the familiar indicates that the MCU doesn’t want to totally separate Daredevil from the Netflix show. the use of Reckless topic on top she-hulkDaredevil’s costume is slightly different and the use of Cox reduces the possibility of it being a multiverse variant. Of course, there’s also the possibility that the MCU’s Daredevil is an incredibly similar variant of the Netflix version of the show.
While Marvel Studios keeps going around answering Reckless‘s canon MCU status, that won’t last forever. His next interactions with Vincent D’Onofrio’s Kingpin in Echo Y Daredevil: Born Again it means Marvel will have to address any shared history between them. As much as audiences want the MCU’s Daredevil to be the same as Netflix, that means everything in the defenders the universe would have to be canon, which also has a greater meaning given the way Marvel TV connected its various shows.
Will Daredevil: Born Again also use Netflix’s Daredevil theme song?
The good news now is that she-hulk using the Reckless the theme song gives the MCU priority to continue using it, potentially even with Daredevil: Born Again. The Disney+ series already has Charlie Cox and Vincent D’Onofrio on board to return, and they both look similar to the ones featured in the original shows. With rumors that others Reckless The characters could also return for the MCU series, there is a growing list of similarities between them. using netflix Reckless the theme song and intro would be seen as a huge win for viewers, especially if the original show becomes canon afterward She-Hulk: Lawyer.
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new episodes of She-Hulk: Lawyer premiere Thursdays on Disney+.