Posted Wed May 3, 2017 at 08:00 AM PDT by Steven Cohen
The superhero team-up series will hit Netflix in August.
Netflix has released the first official 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 official 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, Marvel also revealed that Sigourney Weaver will join the cast as an unspecified villain. 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.
Other upcoming Netflix premieres include Master of None season two on May 12, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season three on May 19, War Machine on May 26, Orange is the New Black season five on June 9, GLOW on June 23, House of Cards season five on May 30, Naked on August 11, Death Note on August 25, and Stranger Things season two on October 31.
A current Netflix subscription starts at $10 for HD streaming and $12 for Ultra HD streaming.
Source: Netflix (YouTube)
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