The team-up that was being set up since the release of the first Daredevil season is finally about to happen in The Defenders. We saw each of our New York heroes fight individual battles against their own foes, but now they’ll have to unite to take down the biggest threat they’ve ever faced. The group comprises of Matt Murdock (Daredevil), Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Danny Rand (Iron Fist), and has save their city from ‘The Hand’- the evil organization that was showcased before in Daredevil and Iron Fist.
Check out the final trailer for The Defenders:
The final trailer for The Defenders shows our heroes meet Stick, who warns them about the battle that they are about to encounter.
“The war for New York is here.”- Stick
We also get a good look at the antagonist, played by Sigourney Weaver, who is extremely determined to make our heroes suffer. The trailer also hints that the Defenders might have trouble adjusting with one another at first, but will eventually unite to fight the common enemy. But mostly we see the team help each other in kicking goon ass.
A Rolling Stone review of The Defenders by Rob Sheffield suggests that the season is three-quarters good, as Iron Fist failed to be a memorable role once again.
Other cast members from all previous series reprise their roles in The Defenders including Jessica Henwick’s Colleen Wing, Elodie Yung’s Elektra, Scott Glenn’s Stick and Rosaria Dawson’s Claire Temple. We also get to see Sigourney Weaver portraying Alexandra, who is the head of The Hand.
The Defenders is scheduled to be released on August 18, 2017 on Netflix.