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Rosario Dawson has joined the cast of Netflix's Daredevil series, Marvel announced Friday.

Dawson will play a dedicated young woman determined to heal the wounds of Hell's Kitchen. But when she meets Matt Murdock, she forever alters the course of his battle against injustice.

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"Rosario Dawson is one the most charismatic, talented and powerful actresses in Hollywood, so she was always at the top of our list for Marvel's Daredevil," Jeph Loeb, Marvel's head of television, said in a statement. "Her role in the series is absolutely critical to Matt Murdock's journey to become the hero we know as Daredevil."

Dawson, who can next be seen in Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, joins Charlie Cox (Daredevil) and Vincent D'Onofrio (Wilson Fisk) in the 13-episode series.

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