Marvel Wanted The Punisher & Defenders Kept Separate

The Punisher showrunner Steve Lightfoot reveals it was an intentional move by Marvel to keep Frank Castle's story separate from The Defenders.

As The Punisher circles closer, details have emerged about why Frank Castle operates independently from the rest of the street-level heroes known as The Defenders, which is an intentional move on the part of Marvel. Netflix’s universe of street-smart heroes and heroines have become a beloved part of the MCU at large and while they have yet to interact with their big screen counterparts they have worked together – but Frank hasn’t been among them.That makes sense, up to a point. The Punisher f...