It has been a big day for fans of Marvel’s upcoming Netflix series, The Defenders which will assemble the street heroes Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist. Earlier today, Entertainment Weekly revealed the first shot of the four Marvel heroes together on the cover of their latest issue as well as revealing the name of Sigourney Weaver’s mysterious villain. We also found out that the show is set to come out on Netflix this summer.
But the fun doesn’t stop there as EW released nine new images and portraits featuring several familiar faces that will be joining Matt Murdock, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Danny Rand in the series. Make sure to check them all out below as well as the teaser trailer that Marvel TV and Netflix released at San Diego Comic-Con 2016.
“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 and Netflix’s The Defenders, stars Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock/Daredevil, Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones, Finn Jones as Danny Rand/Iron Fist, Mike Colter as Luke Cage, Élodie Yung as Elektra Natchios and Sigourney Weaver as the mysterious big bad, Alexandra.
Also set to appear in the series are Eka Darville as Malcolm Ducasse, Simone Missick as Misty Knight, Deborah Ann Woll as Karen Page, Elden Henson as Foggy Nelson, Carrie-Anne Moss as Jeri Hogarth, Scott Glenn as Stick, Rachael Taylor as Trish Walker, Rosario Dawson as Claire Temple and Jessica Henwick as Colleen Wing.
The Defenders will be released sometime in the summer, only on Netflix.
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Source: Entertainment Weekly