Production on The Defenders is currently underway. The show is shooting on location in New York city which means we are going to be seeing a lot of set photos snapped as the Marvel Netflix team-up series will be one of the most anticipated shows to hit Netflix in the coming year.
Just yesterday we got a look at Jessica Jones and Trish Walker reunited on a stroll in the concrete jungle and today, even more new photos have hit the web revealing a much-anticipated reunion between Luke Cage himself and fan favorite Detective Misty Knight. The photos show the two on the street, next to a car that has been burnt to a crisp as well as a shot of the two off camera looking to be taking a coffee break.
An official synopsis has yet to be released but it is known that the series will follow Charlie Cox (Daredevil), Krysten Ritter (Jessica Jones), Mike Colter (Luke Cage), and Finn Jones (Iron Fist) as they put their resources together and team-up to take on Sigourney Weaver who’s villainous character is still unknown at this point.
The series will also see the return of many cast members from the Netflix corner of the MCU including Elodie Yung (Elektra), Carrie-Anne Moss (Jeri Hogarth), Elden Henson (Foggy Nelson), Eka Darville (Malcolm Ducasse), Scott Glenn (Stick), Rosario Dawson (Claire Temple), Rachael Taylor (Trish Walker) and Jessica Henwick (Colleen Wing).
The Defenders hit Netflix sometime in 2017.
SOURCE: MOVIE UNIVERSE
Announced by Marvel today, Director S.J. Clarkson (Jessica Jones, Orange is the New Black) is to direct the first two episodes of the 2017 Marvel and Netflix series Marvel’s The Defenders.
Announced by Marvel today, Director S.J. Clarkson (Jessica Jones, Orange is the New Black) is to direct the first two episodes of the 2017 Marvel and Netflix series Marvel’s The Defenders. Once more directing for two of the featured characters of the upcoming 8-episode limited series, Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) herself, and Luke Cage (Mike Colter),(‘AKA Crush Syndrome,’ AKA Ladies Night’), having the characters of Daredevil (Charlie Cox), and Iron Fist (Finn Jones) along for the initial ride can only mean familiar flow with the promise of new excitement. Acting powerhouse Sigourney Weaver will also join as an as-yet-unnamed villainess.
With Jessica Jones featuring a roster of exclusively women directors in its soon to start shooting second season, it seems that Marvel’s recent agenda leaning towards gender equality also supports the return of its stellar directing alumni. Both of the episodes Clarkson directed were incredibly human, intimate, and gut wrenching in their own rights. I’m sure more of the same macabre street magic is to come as The Defenders work together to protect New York City.
The story will revolve around four loner heroes that will pull their resources to become stronger as a whole. For those who’ve seen Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Daredevil (which have their first – and where Daredevil is concerned, also second – season available to watch in full on Netflix), imagining these solitary heroic souls working together for the wellbeing of all might sound like a bit of a challenge.
Marvel’s Head of Television, Jeff Loeb seems confident in the choice of Clarkson.
“S.J.’s take on the material is outstanding. …We loved her work on ‘Marvel’s Jessica Jones’ and couldn’t think of a more talented and accomplished person to helm the first two episodes of ‘Marvel’s The Defenders.’”
The Defenders will hit Netflix sometime in 2017.
SOURCE: MARVEL (via CBR)
The first teaser for Iron Fist has dropped and it looks fantastic. The teaser was revealed during the Marvel panel today at New York Comic Con.
The Netflix corner of the MCU just keeps getting better and better. The first teaser for Iron Fist starring Finn Jones has dropped and it looks fantastic. The teaser was revealed during the Marvel panel today at New York Comic Con. Check it out below and keep your eyes peeled for a familiar face.
Returning to New York City after being missing for years, Daniel Rand fights against the criminal element corrupting New York City with his incredible kung-fu mastery and ability to summon the awesome power of the fiery Iron Fist.
Marvel’s Iron Fist debuts on Netflix March 17, 2017.
But it doesn’t stop there. Marvel’s The Defenders starts shooting next month and during the panel today it was announced that Ripley herself, Sigourney Weaver will be joining the cast as the villain.
The Defenders will unite on Netflix sometime in 2017.
On the heels of Luke Cage comes a new teaser for Iron Fist.
Finn Jones as Danny Rand is going to be an excellent addition to the already fantastic Netflix corner of the MCU. The series will introduce the billionaire kung fu master into the mix of the street level heroes in New York City.
In the comics, after years spent in the mythical city of K’un-Lun, Danny Rand— the son of Wendell Rand, co-founder of Rand-Meachum Inc.— returns home vowing revenge for the murder of his father at the hands of his business partner, Harold Meachum. Meachum saw an opportunity to take over control of Rand-Meachum and he seized it when he cut Wendell’s safety rope as the two were crossing a crevasse in the Himalayas on their way to K’un-Lun.
It’s also possible we will get to learn more about The Hand as the series will likely include The Chaste.
The Chaste is an ancient organization created to fight The Hand and stop them from deploying Black Sky. Their warriors have extraordinary mental and physical abilities and their names derive from powers or weapons they have mastered. Maybe we won’t have to wait until season three of Daredevil to see Elektra (Elodie Yung) again as she was resurrected as Black Sky at the end of Daredevil season two.
Iron Fist Premieres March 17th 2017 on Netflix.
Billionaire Danny Rand (Finn Jones) returns to New York City after being missing for years, trying to reconnect with his past and his family legacy. He fights against the criminal element corrupting New York City with his kung-fu mastery and ability to summon the awesome power of the fiery Iron Fist.