Netflix and Marvel have had a great track record in recent years with the TV shows based on Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist. As well as the Team-Up series, The Defenders. For the most part these shows have received praise from fans and critics alike for not only being solid material but truly realizing each of the titular characters. After the introduction of The Punisher in season 2 of Daredevil and the praise for Jon Berenthal’s performance as the gun toting vigilante, a TV series based on the character was greenlit. That show was released last weekend and may in fact be Marvel and Netflix’s best venture yet.
In the fall of 2013 it was announced that Marvel was working on creating TV series for Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist and Luke Cage. The plan being for them to all then group together in a separate team up series The Defenders. Netflix picked up the project, starting with Season 1 of Daredevil. Since then the properties have become huge Hits for Netflix and Marvel and have led to a second season for Daredevil, with a third on the way, second seasons of Jessica Jones and Luke Cage currently in production, a Punisher spinoff coming late this year and the group series Defenders hitting Netflix this August.
Marvel brought it’s upcoming “event” TV series Inhumans to Comic-Con this year with a panel featuring the cast, and debuted a new trailer for the series which will premiere in IMAX theatres before being presented weekly on ABC. You can check out the new trailer below followed by our rundown of some of the most noteworthy aspects of the SDCC panel.
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