"The Defenders" May Unite With Different Heroes For A Second Season

Marvel TV head Jeph Loeb just lately sat down with EW and dropped some gems on us. Loeb has been overseeing the growth of the tv reveals that exist within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, corresponding to Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, and Iron Fist. On a aspect notice, the second season of Iron Fist touched down this month, and it is improved vastly from the primary season. The 4 Netflix Marvel heroes teamed as much as create The Defenders, a mini-series that got here and went final Summer. Now that every story is finished constructing as much as the assembly of the heroes, Loeb explains the place the imaginative and prescient for the longer term lies. 

When requested if The Defenders sequence was a one-off present, Loeb answered, "No, all we’ve ever mentioned is that there aren't any plans proper now [to do more]. It doesn’t imply that it’s off the desk. And it doesn’t imply that it even needs to be with the unique characters that have been within the first Defenders." It can be attention-grabbing to see the present usher in The Punisher or Moon Knight as characters on a brand new Defenders crew, however solely time will inform. When pressed additional on what he meant by his assertion, Loeb reminded everybody of the Avengers' deep roster. 

"There are plenty of Avengers, and thru that, it is best to be capable of verify that there could also be plenty of Defenders," he said. "No one at any time referred to them as 'The Defenders' — they didn’t put on just a little 'D' on their belts, they usually didn’t go to a constructing that had a giant 'Defenders' [sign] within the air. They have been 4 mismatched heroes who have been joined by plenty of the opposite heroes which are within the tales that we do on Netflix, however that was that explicit story.

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