San Diego Comic-Con is currently in full swing, and Netflix took the stage in Hall H yesterday to surprise fans with the first episode of The Defenders, which finds Daredevil joining forces with Luke Cage, Jessica Jones and Iron Fist to combat a threat lurking in the shadows of New York City.
If you didn’t attend Comic-Con, then you’ll be waiting a few more weeks to check out the series, but this stellar new trailer for The Defenders will hopefully be enough to satisfy you until then.
Charlie Cox, Kristyn Ritter, Mike Colter and Finn Jones reprise their roles as Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist. Additional returning characters include Colleen Wing (Jessica Henwick), Foggy Nelson (Elden Henson), Claire Temple (Rosario Dawson), Karen Page (Deborah Ann Woll) and Elektra (Elodie Yung). They’ll be joined by Sigourney Weaver’s mysterious villain, Alexandra.
The Defenders hits Netflix 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.