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The Defenders Surprise The NYCC

At yesterdays Netflix and Marvel’s panel at this years NYCC that included a trailer for Marvel’s Iron Fist Jeph Lobb  had a big surprise for the crowd. Jeph Lobb introduced the cast of the upcoming Netflix and Marvel’s The Defenders united together for the first time. Charlie Cox (Matt Murdock/Daredevil) from Marvel’s Daredevil, Krysten Ritter (Jessica Jones) from Marvel’s Jessica Jones, and Mike Colter (Luke Cage) from Marvel’s Luke Cage joined Finn Jones (Danny Rand) from Marvel’s Iron Fist.

Another big surprise for the fans was the introduction of The Defenders lead villain, Golden Globe-winning and Oscar and Emmy nominated actress Sigourney Weaver

“Marvel is honored to have an actress of her caliber and status join what is already our biggest show ever! She is by definition a class act,” said Jeph Loeb, Executive Producer and Head of Marvel Television.

“Sigourney Weaver, what more is there to say,” said Cindy Holland,Vice President of original content at Netflix. “She’s a formidable actress and we are thrilled to have her join our remarkable cast alongside Charlie, Krysten, Mike and Finn.”

Source: Marvel, Netflix, YouTube