Marvel Studios’ Daredevil: Born Again is now two weeks into production, and several actors, including Charlie Cox and Nikki M. James. While Vincent D’Onofrio (who portrays Wilson Fisk/Kingpin) hasn’t been spotted on set yet, an actor playing a younger version of the character has been spotted on set.
Filming near the Christian Parish for Spiritual Renewal located at 2042 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd in New York City, the video features Charlie Cox walking down a street with the cameraperson in front of him. He stops abruptly, at which point the camera revolves around him, creating a 360-degree shot, one which is common in shots displaying super-senses. The background actors keep walking at a normal pace, which indicates the shot will not necessarily show time passing at a slower rate.
This shot might be for a scene in which Murdock uses his powers to detect an abnormal presence, or to tail someone, which he might have been doing in an earlier set video from the same day.
The Timeline Confusion
The Church bulletin board outside the Christian Parish for Spiritual Renewal states:
MAR 15 2020
SUNDAY SCHOOL 9:30 AM
MORNING WORSHIP 11:00 AM
* FOCUS *
Internet users were quick to point out that the date on the parish was of March 15 2020, which let some to conclude that the show takes place during the blip. Canonically speaking, in the MCU, the blip was not a time period. It was the resurrection of all the victims of Thanos’ Infinity Gauntlet’s snap. The time period between the Snap and the Blip lasted from Spring 2018 to October 2023.
With that out of the way, we can confirm that the board sign was not deliberately altered during production, thanks to Google Maps. An image from June 2022 proves that the listing on the board was never changed after the aforementioned date. The listing will likely be changed during post-production.
Marvel Studios’ Daredevil: Born Again is set to debut on Disney+ during Spring 2024.