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Who Will Rosario Dawson Play in Netflix’s Daredevil?

CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 07:  Actress Rosario Dawson attends Spike TV's "Guys Choice 2014" at Sony Pictures Studios on June 7, 2014 in Culver City, California.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Spike TV)

Marvel announced today that Rosario Dawson has joined the cast of Netflix's Daredevil. According to Marvel, Dawson "will play a dedicated young woman whose quest to heal the wounds of Hell’s Kitchen brings Matt Murdock [Daredevil] unexpectedly crashing into her life, while her own journey forever alters the course of his battle against the injustices of this broken city." Part of us wants to say they are talking about Elektra (played by Jennifer Garner in the Daredevil movie), because that would be cool, but that description also sounds a lot like Daredevil's civic-minded eventual wife Milla Donovan. Either way, the New York born and raised Dawson will continue her career of playing New York City residents. Even when she played an alien, in Men in Black II, it was one who worked in Soho. 

Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images