“When we first saw Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox) fight crime on the streets of Hell’s Kitchen he was wearing an all-black makeshift costume. By the end of Season One, he was sporting a superhero suit that resembled his comic book counterpart. Many have wondered if Elektra will have a costume in Season Two, and if so, will it be as provocative as the ones comic book fans have grown fond since she debuted in 1981.
At the Television Critics Association winter press tour on Sunday, co-showrunner Doug Petrie (along with Marco Ramirez)) addressed questions regarding Elektra’s (portrayed by Elodie Yung) costume. “We love the comics – we’re fans – but, we wanted Elektra’s costume to be reasonable for a martial artist and she’s also a little bit of a stylist,” he told a group of reporters, including our own Ashley Robinson.
He added, “There’s definitely a costume, but it needs to happen organically like we saw on Daredevil.”
Just when Matt thinks he is bringing order back to the city, new forces are rising in Hell’s Kitchen. Now the Man Without Fear must take on a new adversary in Frank Castle and face an old flame – Elektra Natchios…”