If you have enjoyed the first two seasons of Marvel’s ‘Daredevil‘ on Netflix, we have some exciting news for you today. Marvel’s upcoming ‘The Defenders‘ series, also coming to Netflix, has just hired the ‘Daredevil‘ showrunners for the new show. As many of you know we reported the other day that ‘Daredevil‘ is going to be a staple on ‘The Defenders‘ series, so this is a great move for continuities sake. Check out the the latest on this below, and share your thoughts AFTER THE JUMP!
“We’re incredibly excited to be able to bring our four street level heroes together in an epic tale woven by Doug and Marco whose work on ‘Marvel’s Daredevil’ speaks for itself,” said Executive Producer/Head of Marvel Television, Jeph Loeb. “They write and produce not only great action and adventure, but also the heart and touch of humor that’s makes us Marvel. With the inclusion of Drew Goddard, we’ve got a team that’s as formidable as the Defenders themselves.”
“This is the big one. Four amazing casts, four amazing series, now all in one amazing story,” said showrunners and Executive Producers Douglas Petrie and Marco Ramirez. “We are thrilled at the opportunity to deliver the show that both we and the fans have been waiting for.”
Marvel’s The Defenders will star Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter, and Finn Jones, all reprising their roles as Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist, respectively.