Entertainment15 April 2016
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!’
“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.”
For more information on "Marvel's The Defenders," and the other exciting new Marvel Television series coming to Netflix, stay tuned to Marvel.com.