|Creator(s):|| Douglas Petrie|
|Number of Seasons:||1|
|Number of Episodes:||8|
|Running Time:||60 mins|
The Defenders is an upcoming Netflix series that is part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
'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.
- Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock/Daredevil
- Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones
- Mike Colter as Luke Cage
- Finn Jones as Danny Rand/Iron Fist
- Eka Darville as Malcolm Ducasse
- Scott Glenn as Stick
- Elden Henson as Foggy Nelson
- Simone Missick as Misty Knight
- Deborah Ann Woll as Karen Page
- Carrie-Anne Moss as Jeryn Hogarth
- Rosario Dawson as Claire Temple
- Rachael Taylor as Trish Walker
- Jessica Henwick as Colleen Wing
- Élodie Yung as Elektra Natchios
- Sigourney Weaver as Alexandra
To be added
Filming began in October 2016 in New York City. The series is being filmed back-to-back with Jessica Jones Season Two.
- In the comics, the Defenders were founded by Doctor Strange, who will get his own solo film in 2016.
- Despite being set to feature in this series, Jessica Jones has not appeared as a member of The Defenders in the comics.
- The end of Daredevil's second season may have been setup for The Defenders with the teams foe being The Hand with a now evil and extremely powerful Elektra Natchios.
- Working title for filming of season one is "Group Therapy."
Filming, Promotion, and Concept Art
|Marvel Cinematic Universe|
|Phase 1||Iron Man | The Incredible Hulk | Iron Man 2 | Thor | Captain America: The First Avenger | The Avengers|
|Phase 2|| Iron Man 3 | Thor: The Dark World | Captain America: The Winter Soldier | Guardians of the Galaxy|
Avengers: Age of Ultron | Ant-Man
|Phase 3|| Captain America: Civil War | Doctor Strange | Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 | Spider-Man: Homecoming |
Thor: Ragnarok | Black Panther | Avengers: Infinity War | Captain Marvel | Avengers 4
|One-Shots|| The Consultant | A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor’s Hammer | Item 47 | Agent Carter |
All Hail the King
|TV Shows||Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. | Agent Carter|
|Netflix Series||Daredevil | Jessica Jones | Luke Cage | Iron Fist | The Defenders | The Punisher|