Posted Fri Jul 21, 2017 at 07:45 PM PDT by Steven Cohen
The superhero team-up series will hit Netflix in August.
To coincide with the 2017 San Diego Comic Con, Netflix has released a second trailer for its upcoming miniseries, The Defenders. The show will premiere on August 18.
Marvel’s The Defenders follows Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), Luke Cage (Mike Colter) and Iron Fist (Finn Jones). 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.
Check out the new trailer below!
The upcoming miniseries stars Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter, Finn Jones, Deborah Ann Woll, Simone Missick, Elden Henson, Carrie-Anne Moss, Eka Darville, Rachael Taylor, Rosario Dawson, Scott Glenn, Jessica Henwick, and Elodie Yung -- all reprising their respective roles from various Marvel series on Netflix. Likewise, Sigourney Weaver has joined the cast as the villainous Alexandra. Douglas Petrie (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Marco Ramirez (Orange is the New Black) are on board as showrunners. In addition, Petrie, Ramirez, Drew Goddard (The Martian, Lost, Alias), and Jeph Loeb will all serve as Executive Producers for the mini-series. The show is being produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios for Netflix.
Beyond the new Defenders trailer, Netflix also just confirmed a second season renewal for Iron Fist. The series centers around Danny Rand (Finn Jones). Fifteen years after being presumed dead in a plane crash, Rand mysteriously returns to New York City determined to reclaim his birthright and family company. However, when a long-destined enemy rises in New York, this living weapon is forced to choose between his family’s legacy and his duties as the Iron Fist. All 13 episodes of the show's first season are now available to stream through Netflix. A release date for the second season has not been announced yet
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