The Defenders Discuss What Brings Them Together In New Featurette

by Erik Amaya

Netflix’s UK & Ireland YouTube channel posted a new featurette with the cast of The Defenders discussing where their characters are as the miniseries begins and what draws the four together.

Somehow, I’ve managed to keep myself spoiler-free in regards to the Hand’s real plot and I’m glad this video offers little else but a place that they meet. And, I have to admit, that first moment between Luke and Danny makes up for a few of Iron Fist‘s sins. Well, not the more egregious ones, of course. But we can debate the merits of that series until Danny finds his way back to K’un-Lun.

Early reviews have indicated the series gets to a slow start, but is ultimately rewarding once the story gets into gear. That’s certainly what I’m hoping for on Friday, when The Defenders finally comes to Netflix.

Erik Amaya

Host of Tread Perilously and a Film/TV Writer at and Rotten Tomatoes. A former staff writer at CBR and Bleeding Cool, and a contributing writer at Fanbase Press and Monkeys Fighting Robots. Voice of Puppet Tommy on The Room Responds. A seeker of the Seastone Chair and the owner of a Legion Flight Ring. Sorted into Gryffindor, which came as some surprise.

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