Here is an interesting new addition to Daredevil‘s upcoming third season. We are only a day away and it seems that one piece of casting news has been kept in the dark for some time now. The show will be adding a new piece of lore to the Daredevil mythos, as Peter Halpin has been cast as Foggy Nelson’s brother Theo. The actor first appeared in 1999’s Angela’s Ashes and has quite an extensive filmography ranging from I Like What You Like to Breakfast on Pluto. The Irish actor will be playing an original character for the show, as he has not appeared in the comics.
And then this happened… Still pinching myself! @Daredevil @netflix @Marvel @erikoleson @DeborahAnnWoll @vincentdonofrio @AmyRutberg Peter Halpin Joins Netflix Show As Foggy Nelson’s Brother https://t.co/jkxPbICi0i via @deadline
— Peter Halpin (@RealPeterHalpin) October 18, 2018
The character is described to be just as genial as his brother but without the ambition. He took over their parent’s local business, the Butcher Shop that Foggy mentions quite often throughout the series. He may be introduced as an anchor to help him as he figures out what exactly he should do while his best friend is going down a very dark path. Hopefully, Foggy’s brother won’t get caught in the crossfire as Fisk takes his revenge on everyone that got him imprisoned.
What do you think of the casting? What role do you think he will have in the film?