The Defenders Twitter account has just confirmed three more cast members: Elden Henson, Carrie-Anne Moss and Eka Darville will appear in the upcoming Netflix series.
You can check out the announcement below.
— The Defenders (@TheDefenders) November 1, 2016
Henson, Moss and Darville will reprise their respective roles as Foggy Nelson, Jeri Hogarth and Malcolm Ducasse. Moss will also make an appearance in Marvel’s Iron Fist, which will be available to stream on Netflix on March 17, 2017.
As previously reported, Marvel’s Jessica Jones director SJ Clarkson will helm the first two episodes of the 8-part series, which recently started filming in New York under the working title “Group Therapy.” Clarkson will also serve as an executive producer on the premiere episode.
The cast also includes Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter, Finn Jones, Scott Glenn, Deborah Ann Woll and Simone Missick. Sigourney Weaver will be playing the main villain in the series, but the identity of her character has yet to be revealed.
Here’s the official synopsis for the series:
“Marvel’s The Defenders” follows Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist. A quartet of singular heroes with one common goal – to save New York City. This is the story of four solitary figures, burdened with their own personal challenges, who realize they just might be stronger when teamed together.
Marvel’s The Defenders will debut on Netflix in 2017.