Some heroes aren’t made for the big screen. But that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Look at how well Arrow is doing, and let’s not forget that ABC’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. has finally found its stride. Now Marvel looks to bring four more lesser-known heroes to life, one of which had a short cinematic life-expectancy, to the small screen. But it won’t be through broadcast or cable TV; instead, they are teaming up with NetFlix.
A new deal that was just announced today will launch series for Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and Jessica Jones. Each hero will receive a respective 13-episode order, which will all culminate to a miniseries featuring the heroes teaming up to form the Hell’s Kitchen super group, The Defenders. Basically, it’s the NetFlix version of The Avengers.
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