Daredevil Showrunners Will Develop Marvel's The Defenders

Author Thumbnail BY Jake Vyper - April 17, 2016

Marvel's Iron Fist and Luke Cage haven't been released on Netflix yet, but they've already announced the showrunners for The Defenders. The studio just hired Daredevil showrunners Douglas Petrie and Marco Ramirez to work on The Defenders.Check out the full press release below: 

Douglas Petrie ("Marvel’s Daredevil," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer") and Marco Ramirez ("Marvel’s Daredevil," "Orange is the New Black") are set to return as showrunners to the Marvel Universe for the Netflix Original Series "Marvel’s The Defenders"!
Another alum from “Marvel’s Daredevil,” Oscar-nominee Drew Goddard (“The Martian,” “Lost,” “Alias”), will also join the team as an Executive Producer.
The Executive Producers and showrunners of “Marvel’s Daredevil” Season 2 will unite the Man Without Fear with Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist for the mini-series event bringing our heroes together to face their biggest threat yet.
Netflix is excited about it. Executive Producer/Head of Marvel Television Jeph Loeb is excited about it. Frankly, I am excited too because I love what these guys have done with Daredevil. You can tell that they love the stories that they tell and they have the fans in mind with every decision they make. Here is what they had to say about it:
This is the big one. Four amazing casts, four amazing series, now all in one amazing story,” said showrunners and Executive Producers Douglas Petrie and Marco Ramirez. “We are thrilled at the opportunity to deliver the show that both we and the fans have been waiting for.”

Daredevil actor Charlie Cox recently teased his role in The Defenderswhich is set to shoot this year and released sometiem in 2017. 

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