The Defenders team is taking shape.
Marco Ramirez and Douglas Petrie, the showrunners for Season 2 of Marvel’s Daredevil, have been tapped to serve as showrunners for Marvel’s The Defenders, the Netflix mini-series event that will bring together Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist “to face their biggest threat yet,” Marvel.com reports.
Drew Goddard, whose credits include Alias, Lost and Marvel’s Daredevil, will also serve as an executive producer.
“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,” Marvel TV boss Jeph Loeb said in a statement. “They write and produce not only great action and adventure, but also the heart and touch of humor that’s makes us Marvel.”
Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter and Finn Jones will reprises their Netflix/Marvel-verse roles as Matt Murdock, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Danny Rand for the mini.
Marvel’s Daredevil Season 2 released on March 18, Marvel’s Luke Cage is set to debut Sept. 30 and Marvel’s Jessica Jones was renewed for Season 2 in January. Game of Thrones actor Finn Jones was officially announced as the lead of Marvel’s Iron Fist on March 17.