Marvel TV head Jeph Loeb not too long ago sat down with EW and dropped some gems on us. Loeb has been overseeing the growth the tv exhibits that exist within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, akin to Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, and Iron Fist. On a facet word, the second season Iron Fist touched down this month, and it is improved significantly from the primary season. The 4 Netflix Marvel heroes teamed as much as create The Defenders, a mini-series that got here and went final Summer. Now that every story is finished constructing as much as the assembly the heroes, Loeb explains the place the imaginative and prescient for the long run lies.
When requested if The Defenders sequence was a one-f present, Loeb answered, “No, all we’ve ever mentioned is that there are not any plans proper now to do extra]. It doesn’t imply that it’s f the desk. And it doesn’t imply that it even must be with the unique characters that have been within the first Defenders.” It can be fascinating to see the present herald The Punisher or Moon Knight as characters on a brand new Defenders crew, however solely time will inform. When pressed additional on what he meant by his assertion, Loeb reminded everybody the Avengers’ deep roster.
“There are heaps Avengers, and thru that, you must be capable to verify that there could also be heaps Defenders,” he acknowledged. “No one at any time referred to them as ‘The Defenders’ — they didn’t put on slightly ‘D’ on their belts, and so they didn’t go to a constructing that had an enormous ‘Defenders’ signal] within the air. They have been 4 mismatched heroes who have been joined by loads the opposite heroes which can be within the tales that we do on Netflix, however that was that explicit story.