Netflix UK Sets Premiere Date For ‘Marvel’s The Defenders’

Netflix Marvel miniseries The Defenders will premiere on Friday August 18th, the streaming service has announced.

Originally announced when Marvel and Netflix first pacted together back in 2013The Defenders is described as being in a similar vein to the Avenger films in so far as it brings together the characters from Netflix’s four Marvel shows DaredevilJessica JonesLuke Cage and Iron Fist.

Marvel’s The Defenders follows Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist – a quartet of singular heroes with one common goal – to save New York City. This is the story of four solitary figures, burdened with their own personal challenges, who realize they just might be stronger when teamed together. The drama series, which runs eight episodes, is produced by Marvel Television and stars Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter and Finn Jones.

TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.