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Former Daredevil Showrunner Steven S. DeKnight Signs Multi-Year Deal With Netflix

June 22, 2018 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas

Steven S. DeKnight, who served as the showrunner and executive producer for Daredevil in season one, has signed a new deal with Netflix. Netflix announced that they have entered into a multi-year overall deal with DeKnight for series and other projects.

“Steven S. DeKnight is a multifaceted writer, director, producer and showrunner whose daring visions have gripped audiences for years,” said Cindy Holland, Vice President, Original Content, Netflix. “From Buffy the Vampire Slayer, which become a global cult sensation, to his historical gladiator epic Spartacus, and his unforgettable work on season one of Marvel’s Daredevil, Steven’s bold, visceral storytelling has left its mark. We look forward to teaming with him on future original series and other projects for our members around the world.”

Said DeKnight, “Collaborating with Netflix on the first season of Daredevil was one of the most satisfying creative endeavors of my career. The level of trust they place in their creatives is matched only by their unflagging support and enthusiasm for storytelling. I couldn’t ask for a better home for myself or DeKnight Productions.”