‘Punisher’ Season 2 Adds ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Actor Josh Stewart

Feb 28, 2018

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Marvel Television has announced three new additions to the cast of Punisher Season 2.

They include Josh Stewart as John Pilgrim, Floriana Lima as Krista Dumont, and Girogia Wigham as Amy Bendix. You might remember Josh Stewart played Bane’s League of Shadows right-hand man in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises.

A drop date has yet to be announced by Netflix. They have four Marvel/Netflix shows currently filming in New York City with Jessica Jones Season 2 coming out next month.

Here’s the full press release from Marvel.

New characters will be entering Frank Castle’s story, as a trio of actors have been revealed by Marvel Television and Netflix for Season 2 of “Marvel’s The Punisher,” with Josh Stewart (Insidious: The Last Key, Shooter), Floriana Lima (Lethal Weapon, The Family), and Giorgia Whigham (Scream, Sierra Burgess is a Loser) all joining the cast of the series.

Josh Stewart has been cast as “John Pilgrim,” a man whose calm exterior belies a ruthless interior. Despite having left behind a life of violence, circumstances will force him to use his old skills and bring him into Frank Castle’s world.

Floriana Lima will play the role of “Krista Dumont,” a smart, compassionate, and driven psychotherapist for military veterans.

Giorgia Whigham has been locked to play “Amy Bendix,” a street-smart grifter with a mysterious past.

“Josh, Floriana, and Giorgia are all remarkable talents and we can’t wait for the audience to see what we have in store for them in the second season of Marvel’s The Punisher,” said Jeph Loeb, Executive Producer and Head of Marvel Television.

“We are incredibly excited to have Josh, Floriana and Giorgia joining the cast of Marvel’s The Punisher and seeing them bring their talents to the next chapter in the Frank Castle story,” added Steve Lightfoot, Showrunner, and Executive Producer.

Stewart, Lima, and Whigham will join returning cast members Jon Bernthal as ‘Frank Castle,’ Ben Barnes as ‘Billy Russo,’ Amber Rose Revah as ‘Dinah Madani,’ and Jason R. Moore as ‘Curtis Hoyle.’

All 13-episodes of the first season of “Marvel’s The Punisher” are now streaming on Netflix. In the series, a former Marine (Jon Bernthal) is out to punish the criminals responsible for his family’s murder finds himself ensnared in a military conspiracy.

Season 2 of “Marvel’s the Punisher” is Executive Produced by Steve Lightfoot, along with Jeph Loeb (“Daredevil,” “Marvel’s Luke Cage”), and Jim Chory (“Marvel’s Daredevil,” “Marvel’s Luke Cage”).

“Marvel’s The Punisher” is produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios for Netflix.

SOURCE: MARVEL

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