According to the Independent, Daredevil star Charlie Cox has spilled that the Netflix superhero team up series, The Defenders, will start filming at the end of this year!
Cox was attending a Netflix panel discussion in Paris when asked about the show and confirmed, “What we do know is at the end of this year we’re going to be making The Defenders and, of course, Daredevil is very much a part of that foursome. I have no idea what the storyline is going to be for that show. I’m very excited to see how those world’s combine… and interested to see tonally how those shows become one“
Marvel has also confirmed that Daredevil showrunners Douglas Petrie (Marvel’s Daredevil & Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Marco Ramirez (Marvel’s Daredevil & Orange is the New Black) are set also return as showrunners for the Netflix Original Series “Marvel’s The Defenders”! Oscar-nominee Drew Goddard (The Martian, Lost & Alias) is also confirmed to join the team as an Executive Producer.
“Doug and Marco captivated our members around the world with their continuation of the story of Matt Murdock in ‘Marvel’s Daredevil,’ and we can’t wait to see how they and Drew will introduce the full Defenders team to our global audience,” said Cindy Holland, Netflix Vice President of Original Content.
“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.”
The Defenders will unite Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), Luke Cage (Mike Colter) and Iron Fist (Finn Jones). The series will be produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios for Netflix.