Netflix Teases Marvel’s The Defenders and Premiere Date
Netflix took to the internet today to give fans a tease of its newest Marvel series “The Defenders”. The teaser clip, which is titled “Midland Circle Security Elevator B”, gives fans security surveillance video of Danny Rand (Finn Jones), Luke Cage (Mike Colter), Daredevil (Charlie Cox), and Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter). The short clip also contains some easter eggs that fans have already started debugging. The most important part about this teaser is that it announces the shows premiere date. Just after Jessica Jones spots the surveillance camera and takes it out, you will notice the time stops at 08:18:20:17. Be sure to check out episodes of Marvel’s “The Defenders” when it hits Netflix on August 18th 2017!!!
Synopsis courtesy of IMDB
“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, or simply The Defenders, is an upcoming American web television miniseries developed for Netflix by Douglas Petrie and Marco Ramirez, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. It is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), sharing continuity with the films of the franchise and is the culmination of a series of interconnected shows from Marvel and Netflix. The miniseries is produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios, with Ramirez serving as showrunner.
The limited series stars Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock / Daredevil, Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones, Mike Colter as Luke Cage, and Finn Jonesas Danny Rand / Iron Fist, all reprising their roles from their individual series. Élodie Yung also stars as Elektra Natchios, reprising the role from Marvel’s Daredevil. Development of the miniseries began in late 2013, with Cox the first actor cast in May 2014, and Jones the final of the title four cast in February 2016. Petrie and Ramirez joined as showrunners in April, after serving in the same role on the second season of Daredevil. However, Petrie left as showrunner at the start of filming in New York City in October 2016; filming concluded in March 2017.
The Defenders will consist of eight episodes, and is scheduled to be released August 18, 2017.