Marvel's The Defenders Release Date, New Teaser Trailer Revealed

The series premieres on August 18.


Marvel today announced that its next Netflix show, The Defenders, will premiere on the streaming site on August 18. This was confirmed alongside a new teaser that shows members of the Defenders, including Iron Fist (Finn Jones), Like Cage (Mike Colter), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), and Daredevil (Charlie Cox) in an elevator. Jessica Jones ends the clip by smashing the camera.

This teaser is not much to go on, though you can see the name Midland Circle Financial in the elevator. And according to Bleeding Cool, the voice saying "going down" is that of Sigourney Weaver, who plays the show's villain, Alexandra.

The characters in the elevator are joined by a variety of characters from the individual Netflix shows, including Daredevil's Foggy Nelson (Elden Henson) and Karen Page (Deborah Ann Woll), Jessica Jones's Jeri Hogarth (Carrie-Anne Moss), and Luke Cage's Misty Knight, played by Simone Missick.

In addition to the trailer, Marvel has launched a new viral marketing site for The Defenders that offers a few more backstory details about the show.

The Defenders follows the poorly received Marvel show Iron Fist, which premiered in March.

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