The Defenders in The Avengers Sequels

In the next few years, the two most anticipated comic book movies on the docket seem to be The Avengers: Infinity War and The Avengers 4. Certainly Justice League is near the top of the list as well, but there has been so much of a bigger lead-up to these sequels in the Marvel cinematic universe that the anticipation is that much higher. Now Kevin Feige might be teasing another reason that this Marvel movie could be the most exciting one yet.

In a recent interview with Kevin Feige, making the rounds in anticipation of the arrival of Doctor Strange, discussion turned to The Avengers: Infinity War and The Avengers: Untitled. In addition to reiterating why the titles of the movie changed so that they’re not each one part of the same story, there may be the vaguest of hints that we’ll see The Defenders in The Avengers sequels in the works. Read More »

The Defenders Sigourney Weaver

Netflix’s The Defenders unites four of their key Marvel superheroes: Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), Luke Cage (Mike Colter), and Iron Fist (Finn Jones). But who’ll be on the other side battling against them? What Big Bad could be worthy of all these combined powers? Today at New York Comic-Con, Marvel TV started to answer that question, officially announcing that Sigourney Weaver has been cast as the villain of The DefendersRead More »

Misty Knight The Defenders

We’re just hours away from the premiere of Luke Cage, which not only brings back Mike Colter as the bulletproof hero but introduces a whole raft of new characters to go along with him. One of those is Misty Knight, an NYPD cop played by Simone Missick. And it sounds like Netflix already has more big plans for her. Missick has confirmed she’ll resurface in The Defenders, the 2017 Netflix miniseries that promises to bring together Luke Cage, Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), and Iron Fist (Finn Jones).

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Punisher crossover

Ever since Jon Bernthal made his debut as the Punisher in Daredevil season two, fans have been eager to find out when we’ll see him next. We know for sure he’s getting his own The Punisher solo series, but not when it’ll debut. And then there’s the question of whether he might resurface before then. Is it possible he’ll pop up in one of the other Netflix-Marvel shows, like Iron Fist or The Defenders?

No one official is saying, but recently a small detail about Bernthal’s schedule has led to speculation about Netflix’s future plans for the Punisher character.  Read More »


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The Defenders

Everyone involved in Avengers: Infinity War has pretty much dashed all hopes of seeing some of Marvel’s television heroes on the big screen in the upcoming epic crossover event film. Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige and Marvel television head Jeph Loeb have both cited off the list of reasons why it probably wouldn’t happen, but that doesn’t mean it won’t.

In a new interview, Infinity War filmmakers the Russo Brothers give fans some hope that Netflix’s The Defenders (Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist) could still appear. Could we see Marvel’s tv heroes in Infinity War? They also again confirm that Brie Larson will appear in the film as Captain Marvel. Find out what they had to say, after the jump.

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Are there talks with Netflix for a third season of Young Justice yet? Want to see Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston being wonderful by visiting a children’s hospital in Australia? Want to see more of the Captain America: Civil War brawl? Would you sign a petition for ABC to release the Marvel’s Most Wanted pilot? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

The Defenders showrunners interview

We first spoke with Doug Petrie and Marco Ramirez by phone when they wrote and produced the second season of Daredevil. They are big fans of /Film, especially Ramirez, so when I met them in person at a Marvel Television cocktail party for the Television Critics Association, it was fun to geek out together in person.

Ramirez and Petrie went from showrunning Daredevil to showrunning the long-anticipated Marvel TV series The Defenders. Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist will meet in the fifth Marvel TV series on Netflix in 2017. Here is what Petrie and Ramirez were able to say about the upcoming show at this point.  Read More »


Was Deadshot supposed to die in the Suicide Squad comics back in 1988? Which villains would you like to see take on The Defenders in Netflix’s forthcoming series? Which Suicide Squad star says the critics can kiss their ass? Want to see Spider-Man‘s new suit that he’s sporting alongside Deadpool? What did the creator of the modern Suicide Squad and Kevin Smith think of the movie?  All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

the defenders teaser

We’ve always known who the lead characters in The Defenders would be: Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), Luke Cage (Mike Colter), and Iron Fist (Finn Jones). It’s basically the small-screen version of The Avengers, and that’s been the plan all along. What’s less clear is which other familiar faces might join them. But recently, Daredevil star Elden Henson let slip that his character Foggy would be reporting for duty.  Read More »

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