Netflix announces premiere date for Marvel’s ‘Daredevil’ TV series

Netflix also orders more 'Marco Polo' and gives Tina Fey's new sitcom a premiere date

Netflix has announced that Marvel’s Daredevil TV show will premiere globally on April 10 – sooner than many fans had expected.

The 13-episode series stars Boardwalk Empire‘s Charlie Cox as the title character, a lawyer by day and crime-fighter by night, while the supporting cast includes Rosario Dawson and True Blood‘s Deborah Ann Woll.

Netflix has also announced that Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, the new sitcom co-created by Tina Fey, will launch globally on March 6. The 13-episode series stars The Office‘s Ellie Kemper as a woman trying to build a new life in New York City after escaping from a doomsday cult.

Meanwhile, Bloodlines, a 13-episode family drama from the executive producers of Damages, will premiere on Netflix on March 20. The show’s impressive ensemble cast includes Kyle Chandler, Sissy Spacek and Sam Shepard.

Grace and Frankie, a 13-episode comedy series in which Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin play longtime “frenemies” whose husbands leave them for each other, will debut on Netflix on May 6. Netflix has also ordered a 10-episode second season of Marco Polo, the historical drama which launched on the streaming service in December.