TVLine Items: Defenders Cast Teaser, Westworld Meets This Is Us and More

Formidable supporting femmes will be on hand when The Defenders — aka Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist — go up against “their biggest threat yet.”

The latest teaser for Netflix’s Marvel-ous team-up series, arriving in 2017, confirms that Daredevil‘s Deborah Ann Woll and Luke Cage‘s Simone Missick will be reprising their roles as Karen Page and Misty Knight:

In addition to the above and, of course, Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter and Iron Fist star Finn Jones, film vet Sigourney Weaver will have a “significant” role in The Defenders, it was revealed earlier this month at New York Comic-Con.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well….

* Westworld‘s Jimmi Simpson will guest-star on NBC’s hit freshman drama This Is Us as a Wall Street trader who works with Randall, our sister site Variety reports.

* Eddie Jemison (iZombie, Hung) has booked a multi-episode arc on NBC’s Chicago Med as the Chief of Emergency Medicine, who has recently returned from a sabbatical, Deadline reports.

* Haley Joel Osment (The Sixth Sense) has joined Amazon’s Richard Madden-fronted adaptation of The Book of Strange New Things, which takes place in a near future where Earth is growing unsustainable. Per Deadline, Osment will play Sy, a marijuana farmer recruited to serve as the chief botanist on a new colony.

Which of today’s TVLine Items piques your interest?

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  1. Ben says:

    Sounds like a Person of Interest crossover, Randall’s number must have come up :)

  2. Jeanna says:

    Can not wait for Defenders!!

  3. Luli says:

    Does this mean that Trish may be in The Defenders?? Cause there is no Jessica without her bff!