Daredevil Showrunners Return For Marvel's The Defenders

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Marvel Television and Netflix have announced that Daredevil Season 2 showrunners Douglas Petrie and Marco Ramirez will return as showrunners for the crossover series Marvel's The Defenders.

Oscar-nominee Drew Goddard, who created Marvel's Daredevil, will also return as Executive Producer on the series.

Marvel's The Defenders will united Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist for a crossover mini-series event.

"Doug and Marco captivated our members around the world with their continuation of the story of Matt Murdock in Marvel's Daredevil, and we can't wait to see how they and Drew will introduce the full Defenders team to our global audience," said Cindy Holland, Netflix Vice President of Original Content.

"We're incredibly excited to be able to bring our four street level heroes together in an epic tale woven by Doug and Marco whose work on Marvel's Daredevil speaks for itself," said Executive Producer/Head of Marvel Television, Jeph Loeb. "They write and produce not only great action and adventure, but also the heart and touch of humor that's makes us Marvel. With the inclusion of Drew Goddard, we've got a team that's as formidable as the Defenders themselves."

"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."

Marvel's The Defenders stars Charlie Cox as Daredevil, Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones, Mike Colter Luke Cage, and Finn Jones as Iron Fist.

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The next chapter in The Defenders saga takes place in Luke Cage, premiering on Netflix on Sept. 30.

Via Marvel.com