LB: Attention Vincent D’Onofrio Fans

by Larry Brody

The secret that former Law & Order: Criminal Intent star Vincent D’Onofrio has been keeping for years was revealed last weekend and is just crying out to be shared.

And that secret is:

Vincent D’Onofrio ‘So Badly’ Wants to Return as Kingpin

To put it in his words:

 I so badly want to play that character again. I love that character. I just have to wait for Marvel to ask me. I think it’s very clear that I would, and the fans know that I would jump at the chance to play again. I just need to be asked.”

If you’ve been watching Daredevil on Netflix, you know what I’m talking about. If not, you should give it a look because as good as D’Onofrio was as Bobby Goren back on L&O:CI (do they use this kind of pseudo-naming system for the Law & Order shows?) he’s an order of magnitude better as Kingpin.

Hell, villains always are more interesting than heroes, aren’t they? No matter how eccentric the heroes are.

Have him back, Marvel execs! I’m tired of sitting before my TV (actually, Gwen and Beautiful and I always watch from bed, usually with one or the other of us reading instead of watching) and having to do, you know, this:





Enjoy the original article in all its glory HERE

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Author: LB

A legendary figure in the television writing and production world with a career going back to the late ’60s, Larry Brody has written and produced hundreds of hours of American and worldwide television and is a consultant to production companies and networks in the U.S. and abroad . Shows written or produced by Brody have won several awards including - yes, it's true - Emmys, Writers Guild Awards, and the Humanitas Award.

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