|For other uses, see Defenders (disambiguation)|
Marvel's The Defenders, or simply The Defenders, is a television miniseries that features Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist joining together to form the Defenders. It is the seventh television series in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It was produced by Marvel Television and aired on Netflix. The first and only season was released on August 18, 2017.
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.
- Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock/Daredevil
- Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones
- Mike Colter as Luke Cage
- Finn Jones as Danny Rand/Iron Fist
- Eka Darville as Malcolm Ducasse
- Elden Henson as Foggy Nelson
- Jessica Henwick as Colleen Wing
- Simone Missick as Misty Knight
- Ramón Rodríguez as Bakuto †
- Rachael Taylor as Trish Walker
- Deborah Ann Woll as Karen Page
- Élodie Yung as Elektra
- Rosario Dawson as Claire Temple
- Scott Glenn as Stick †
- Sigourney Weaver as Alexandra Reid †
- Wai Ching Ho as Madame Gao
- Babs Olusanmokun as Sowande †
- Yutaka Takeuchi as Murakami
- Ron Simons as Captain Strieber
- J. Mallory McCree as Cole Miller †
- Debbi Morgan as Dolores Miller
- Michelle Federer as Michelle Raymond
- Chloe Levine as Lexi Raymond
The series started production in October 2016, under the working title "Group Therapy". Production of the series wrapped on March 19, 2017.
In February 2019, Jeph Loeb wrote a letter to the fans of the canceled Marvel Netflix shows.