Theatre, Film and TV

The Defenders Launches on Netflix August 18

Aug 11, 2017

Marvel's The Defenders launches on Netflix with episode 1 and 2 directed by SJ Clarkson and episode 3 by Peter Hoar.

The eight-episode limited series is the latest in Marvel's cinematic universe and brings together almost the entire troupe from Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist.

"Full of martial arts mysticism, mayhem, sharp one-liners, comic relief and fight scenes that deliver exactly the punch you expect, the August 18 launching of Iis a very watchable and bingeable superhero team-up from the comic giant and Netflix that will transport you to a besieged NYC for the weekend" - Deadline

SJ is an accomplished director working in both the UK and US. She directed and Exec Produced the first two episodes of Netflix’s Jessica Jones for Marvel. She was also named one of the top 50 powerful women in Film and TV by The Guardian.

Peter is a director for film and television who directed the finale of The Last Kingdom and was lead director on The Last Kingdom 2 for Carnival Films & BBC 2. He most recently directed for Marvel's Iron Fist, Altered Carbon and Daredevil.

The Defenders airs on Netflix on 18th August. Watch the trailer: