The Promo Art Teases Marvel’s ‘THE DEFENDERS’ Team Up
Marvel Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada has shared on Twitter a special art that teases the highly anticipated Netflix series, Marvel’s THE DEFENDERS. This art was created as a gift for the series cast and crew.
Starring Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock/Daredevil, Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones, Mike Colter as Luke Cage and Finn Jones as Danny Rand/Iron Fist. In addition, they’re joined by the following who are reprising their roles: Elden Henson as Foggy Nelson, Deborah Ann Woll as Karen Page, Eka Darville as Malcolm, Carrie-Anne Moss as Jeri Hogarth, Scott Glenn as Stick, Jessica Henwick as Colleen Wing, Elodie Young as Elektra, Rachael Taylor as Trish Walker, Simone Missick as Misty Knight and Rosario Dawson as Claire Temple. It’s also been hinted that Jon Bernthal’s The Punisher will return for the series though that remains to be seen. Sigourney Weaver will play the antagonist known as Alexandra.
Marvel’s Daredevil co-showrunner Marco Ramirez serves as show runner and executive producer alongside Drew Goddard, Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory. Director S.J Clarkson (Jessica Jones, Dexter) directs the first two episodes of the mini-series event. The eight-episode series premieres this year, along with Marvel’s Iron Fist and Marvel’s The Punisher.
The eight-episode first season of THE DEFENDERS hits the streaming site August 18.