The Defenders is one of the most anticipated Netflix series for 2017, and we are even more excited after seeing the key art which shows our favorite heroes standing united.
The official synopsis reads:
“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.
Marvel’s The Defenders premieres globally on Netflix on August 18, 2017 and stars Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock/Daredevil, Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones, Mike Colter as Luke Cage, and Finn Jones as Danny Rand/Iron Fist and follows after the individual series of each of these characters.
Characters from the previous series that are returned for the team up are Elektra (Elodie Yung), Stick (Scott Glenn), Karen Page (Deborah Ann Woll), Foggy Nelson (Elden Henson), Jeri Hogarth (Carrie-Anne Moss), Trish Walker (Rachael Taylor), Malcolm Ducasse (Eka Darville), Misty Knight (Simone Missick) and Colleen Wing (Jessica Henwick). The series also introduces a new villain, Alexandra, as played by Sigourney Weaver.